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By Rachel Savage Friday, 27 February 2015
The bank is paying its first dividend in six years and has more than quadrupled profits.
HOW I BEAT THE ODDS: The founder of Destination games lost lost her business and her home, only to bounce back with She Who Dares perfumes.
Warren Buffett's annual letter is gospel to investors - but beneath the numbers it's also a master class in management communication.
Lego's billions, Apple's trillions and The London Clinic's hefty wage bill.
As the airline turns its fortunes around, boss Willie Walsh ups the ante on its Aer Lingus bid.
More than 32 charities paid their bosses more than £200,000, according to research by MT's sister mag Third Sector.
HSBC boss Stuart Gulliver said sorry for the Swiss bank scandal yesterday, but what really makes a good apology?
Severn Trent's Liv Garfield and Jacqueline Tammenoms Bakker will both leave the supermarket's board by Saturday.
Ex JP Morgan i-banking head Bill Winters is to replace Peter Sands as CEO of Standard Chartered. Chairman John Peace and three veteran NEDs are also out.
Ladbrokes is closing 60 more stores amid falling profits and 'regulatory headwinds.'
Slowly but surely, the legacy of Fred 'The Shred' Goodwin is being dismantled.
Everything is awesome for Lego right now - even though it didn't win an Oscar.
The white goods retailer's shares dived 47% this morning after a profit warning.
That's what the crazy Finnish wannabe entrepreneurs who attend the annual Polar Bear Pitchfest in Oulu have to do to prove they are hungry enough - endure trial by (cold) water.
Management has become a byword for incompetence in many organisations. That needs to change.
The FTSE 100 index has finally surpassed the peak of the dot com boom, but what does that actually mean?
Ellen Pao is accusing venture capitalist firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers of discrimination.
The supermarket has appointed David Potts, former boss of Tesco in Asia, as its new CEO.
'Unconscious bias' is still a huge problem in recruitment.
The payday lender is slashing half of its UK-focused staff.
The world's biggest company is now twice the size of its nearest rival but, as Newton discovered, swollen apples tend to fall to earth.
North Sea investment is draining away.
But will the Government take heed of the Low Pay Commission?
The Swiss currency has only been devalued once since 1850, but it's finding itself adrift in a world awash with debt.
EDITOR'S BLOG: Is there a right time for women to have kids, and what happened to coke, asks Matthew Gwyther.
Dodge traffic jams, a watch that does everything, a handy rucksack and farewell to screen-related back pain.
Know your market, put a good pitch together and treat your potential investor like a human being.
Gem Misa has raised more than £800,000 to bring Cauli-Rice to market.
The founder of the money-saving site is a fan of Paulo Coelho and a classic account of a brutal corporate takeover.
Many people fear both giving and getting feedback - so they don't make the most of their own and others' careers.
YOU LIVE AND YOU LEARN: The first thing Dreams founder Mike Clare did after selling his business for £222m was pay off his mortgage.
EVERYTHING YOU KNOW ABOUT BUSINESS IS WRONG: If you want the best talent you have to buy it.
Fake smiles, break promises and pretend to care about feedback if you want to get ahead at work.
LIFE/STYLE: The CEO of Clear Channel likes Savile Row togs and occasionally sells used cars on the side.
The comms industry has had it, says the author. Not so, says Kitty Owen, so long as companies take advantage of new ways to reach out to people.
BUSINESS CLASSIC: 15 years and countless inferior imitations later, Stephen Covey's personal development book still stands up as a serious piece of work.
The Second Curve's author may be 83 but he is still challenging our ideas about work and society. We should listen to his gentle, incisive voice.
Five quick tips to make sure your mistake doesn't come back to bite you.
Will some nifty footwork by the comms chief see off Smokehouse's unwanted HR boss?
As high-tech companies start offering women the chance to put their fertility on ice, Christine Armstrong talks to a range of high-flying mothers about whether it's best to have children early or late.
Where do employers stand legally with obese staff?
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 holidays giant has reportedly been looking for a buyer as part of its turnaround.
My boss is on long-term sick leave. How do I bring up the pay rise he promised me with his replacement?
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