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By Adam Gale Friday, 27 March 2015
Cutting jobs, going ethical and slashing its bad debt pile are helping the battered bank recover, but there's clearly still a long way to go.
Sometimes entrepreneurs need to compromise on their vision in order to build a successful business.
Mountaineering and indoor walls are catching on fast with urbanites bored with the gym.
The British Heart Foundation wants workers to, ahem, stand up to heart disease.
The boss of Britain's biggest housebuilder is going out on top.
A friendly chat between Sports Direct's chairman and a Commons select committee sheds some light on the inner workings of Mike Ashley's empire.
Preston is apparently the UK's 'unhealthiest' high street, but it all feels rather judgmental
The former Co-op boss has landed a deal with Idris Elba and taken back control of the brand's American operations.
But rising property prices mean Cameron and Clegg will soon be hit by any 'mansion tax'.
The telco has launched sim-only contract deals ahead of its planned buyout of EE.
The Lords have slammed the proposed £50bn rail link, saying the government has yet to make a convincing case for it - but the other options aren't much better.
After a string of disastrous profit warnings, the construction firm's annual results are in - and there's no succour for long suffering shareholders.
The deal is backed by Warren Buffett and the ketchup company's Brazilian private equity owner 3G. Heinz definitely means business.
Alastair Lukies, who launched the company back in 2003, has stepped down as co-CEO.
Lord Davies' latest report is out and 23 FTSE 250 companies still don't have any women on their boards.
David Potts has ditched five senior directors after his first week in the job.
Having a Chinese owner can't hurt.
A group of lawyers has said it plans to bring a claim against the supermarket for overstating its profits.
It's all smiles and handshakes in Berlin as Merkel and Tsipras meet, but that doesn't mean an end to their Euro-threatening standoff over Greek fiscal reforms.
Big companies have been pulled up too, but it's small businesses that are really shortchanging workers.
MySquar is chaired by Bell Pottinger founder Piers Pottinger.
A new study finds that leaving the EU could cost the UK 2.2% of its GDP - or gain it 1.6%. Forecasts, eh?
Former Unilever chief exec Patrick Cescau will retire on April 7.
Achieving Lord Davies' 25% target is just the start, says O2 HR director Ann Pickering.
What are the implications of the new scheme for employers?
Take time away from working in your business to work on it, says Jo Haigh.
The clever thing about stupidity is that it sells, says Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic.
It's time for the PR industry to clean up its act.
EDITOR'S BLOG: Prices aren't going up at all in the UK at the moment. But zero has its good and bad sides, says Matthew Gwyther.
Few nations are more concerned about the Ukrainian crisis than booming Lithuania. And no wonder - a resurgent Russia could seriously threaten its hard-won recovery.
Dan Gandesha, CEO and founder of Property Partner, has had a busy month.
EDITOR'S BLOG: Little England miserablism isn't going to get us anywhere, says Matthew Gwyther.
Your company needs to evolve as it takes on more staff and clients.
Laurence Harris has built his family farm into a multi-million pound business.
From calorie and car counting gone mad to making us choose between our childhood heroes, these are some of the trickiest interview questions around.
Don't be afraid to take a leap into international markets - but do your research first.
Nicko Williamson is hoping Bounce will prove more of a hit with cabbies than its American rival.
Stephen Fitzpatrick, founder of Ovo Energy, spoke to MT about his plans for Manor Marussia.
She lost her father and husband within days of each other. Now she's a successful entrepreneur.
Stephanie Horbaczewski has built a network of vloggers that rakes in 1 billion views a month.
The Swiss currency has only been devalued once since 1850, but it's finding itself adrift in a world awash with debt.
The MT Interview
By Andrew Saunders Friday, 30 January 2015
THE MT INTERVIEW: With commodity prices tumbling, Rio Tinto's CEO ought to be worried. But if he is, the unflappable Aussie isn't letting on.
The posh tonic water company's shares dipped almost 3%, despite a 49% jump in revenue.
Dodge traffic jams, a watch that does everything, a handy rucksack and farewell to screen-related back pain.
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