Management Today | Business, Economic, Political & Financial News
By Jack Torrance Thursday, 18 December 2014
A report has vindicated the Government's approach but said taxpayers missed out on £180m.
According to a new survey commissioned by the World Bank, lesbians in many countries earn more than their straight counterparts. Really?
The Japanese conglomerate can't be expected to guard against physical attacks, but cybersecurity should be elementary.
Employers could be forced to make allowances for severely overweight staff.
IT was seriously hot stuff this year on the networking site. Apparently recruitment is too.
The Treasury number two is taking over the regulator just as the telecoms industry goes through a wave of consolidation.
The rouble isn't swinging around quite so wildly, but that doesn't mask Russia's underlying economic disaster.
2 Sisters, the food giant behind Goodfella's and Fox's, asked suppliers for a whopping 120-day payment window.
Ex Diageo boss Paul Walsh has reportedly walked away from the chairmanship of F1, leaving Bernie Ecclestone victorious once again.
The newly merged retailer's sales were up 9% in its first threee months.
SPONSORED: Almost 90% of people want to leave their jobs, according to a new study.
Mark Carney said the tests showed Britain's finance sector is significantly more resilient than before.
House prices grew just 0.1% in October, but the Government's starter homes scheme will only pump up the market again.
As the rouble collapses, Russia raises interest rates 6.5% overnight. You don't see that at MPC meetings...
Tesco, Morrisons, Sainsbury's and Asda have all lost market share since this time last year.
Boss Gavin Patterson has decided big is better - but will have to beware the regulators.
New data shows sales at the discount supermarkets are booming.
First half sales at the bakery rise 5.2% as Greggs goes all fancy.
Even drastic measures like Rochdale's 80% rate cut for new businesses can't stem the tide of change.
The store will offer discount prices on surplus food donated by supermarkets.
The monthly fall failed to seriously dampen annual price growth, which hit 7%.
Russia's Asos trouble, Drastic Dave's century, Britain's online shopping addiction.
The much-loved free cinema tickets offer has not survived the Orange/T-Mobile merger.
MT EXPERT: People are highly receptive to hearing stories, because that's how we make sense of the world, says Travis Wentworth.
Bondara is about to appear in an ITV documentary - featuring founder and ex-investment banker Chris Simms dancing with a blow-up doll.
Ashok Vaswani is on a mission to get British businesses and consumers trusting the scandal-hit bank again.
Bruce Bratley is adamant First Mile's competitors just can't keep up.
MT EXPERT: Unless you reward your middle managers for innovating, your company's big ideas are going nowhere, says Harvey Wade.
EDITOR'S BLOG: Black tie is a relic designed to make men look like a band of identikit penguins, says Matthew Gwyther.
That small suppliers are too scared to stand up to big customers is enough evidence to justify an investigation, says Forum of Private Business chief exec Phil Orford.
Three lads from Scotland launched MorphCostumes on Facebook in 2009. Now it's one of the largest costume brands in the world. Co-founder Gregor Lawson explains how they did it.
As London's new runway battle heats up, MT asks the boss of what may soon be only the world's second busiest airport where he thinks it should go. Guess what he said?
Startup 9others proves people are willing to pay for the privilege of meeting like-minded types for real.
The former Saatchi & Saatchi-er has built the skincare brand into a multi-million pound turnover business.
EDITOR'S BLOG: When things are tough down at the grocers, balls get squeezed ever harder. It's an unedifying sight, says Matthew Gwyther.
MT EXPERT: Even Prince Harry admits he finds public speaking nerve wracking, but there are ways to get through the fear, says Robin Kermode.
Ignoring the growing demand for more flexible senior roles is costing employers dearly in lost talent and experience, says Karen Mattison.
Ask senior executives where they spend their least productive hours and they'll tell you it's in meetings, says Miranda Kennett.
Don't fall into a canapé-induced stupor now when there's still three weeks to go 'til Christmas, says A Very Good Company founder Natalie Campbell.
WORDS-WORTH: Don't mix up your debts and your deficits.
BUSINESS CLASSIC: Even good leaders make bad decisions; this book will help you choose the right call, says Stefan Stern.
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