French bosses get a makeover
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Can French bosses change their image by riding mopeds and wearing blue capes?

How do French employers put a positive spin on the news the economy slumped over the last quarter, partly due to strikes against the government's labour reforms?

The 'Meules Bleues', or 'Blue Mopeds', have the answer. They are French entrepreneurs who meet, put on pink crash-helmets and blue capes and drive around on mopeds in an attempt to spread merriment and improve France's poor industrial relations.

Our reporter John Laurenson has been attending the 'Meules Bleues' Grand Prix on the coast of the western region of Vendée.

  • 04 Oct 2016