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By Rebecca Smith Monday, 23 May 2016
It's not just falling fashion sales causing him problems.
Wind, nuclear, even tidal - these are the usual alternative energy suspects. But how about a hydrogen economy instead...
BeMyEye, which pays casual workers to gather info with their phones, has just raised £5m.
Whether it's filling in a tax return or putting together an employee handbook, no business owner likes getting bogged down in admin.
Elon Musk's machines may hog the limelight, but the fuel-cell powered Toyota Mirai is probably the most technologically advanced car you can buy.
The Japanese carmaker had admitted manipulating fuel consumption data for more than half a million vehicles.
From Sir Martin Sorrell to big data, here are some of the things you can look forward to on 23 June.
Despite a lot of progress at board level, just one sixth of top roles are held by women.
We're looking for inspiring yet unjustly unsung entries for the new MT/LBS Real Innovation Awards. Entry is free and glory awaits the winners, so sign up now.
You can learn a lot from Spencer Ogden, Artfinder and Howard Hunt.
Apple may be getting into bed with Chinese mega-unicorn Didi Chuxing, but it's thinking about the Chinese communist party.
The telco is back on its feet but is still counting the cost of last year's data breach.
Small private hire companies face a battle on two fronts - for their customers and their drivers.
A receptionist was sent home from a PwC office for refusing to change shoes, but it's not just sexism that's the problem here.
UPDATE: Heathrow boss John Holland-Kaye's promise to restrict night flights could take away ammunition from nimby and Gatwick-supporter alike.
The fund manager TCI says the car maker's management team was 'rewarded for failure.'
The tech firm co-founder won the Businesswoman of the Year award, while Propercorn's Cassandra Stavrou scooped a gong too.
The bigger they are, the harder they fall. But the oil industry will prove a slippery target for ambitious tech disrupters.
It's been a pending friend request for a while, but might Facebook finally be making progress in China?
With soaring revenues, international expansion plans and even a cloud computing division, Alibaba could still prove to be Amazon's biggest challenger.
Job satisfaction is on the slide, forcing workers to look elsewhere. Here's what bosses need to get better at to keep them on side.
More than 1,000 businesses have signed up, but what is a B Corporation?
'If I felt what we were doing was bad, I wouldn't feel comfortable making it up with CSR' - Richard Flint, Sky Bet23 May 2016
QUICK FIRE CEO Q&A: The online gambling boss on betting's image problem and the allure of being a fighter pilot.
Business leaders could learn a thing or two from Ned Stark and Tyrion Lannister, says consultant Debbie Seunarayan.
The booming cyber security start-up has raised more than $20m and is expanding into the US.
Interims aren't just tough fixers waiting in vain for a real job. It can be a rewarding career option - if you can handle it.
As more women try on their angel investor wings, the impact on the diversity of firms securing funding could be significant.
Anxious about AI? Be flexible, stay human and remember to plan for the future, says Chris Jones.
The government's behind target to get 63% of disabled people in work, but business shoulders responsibility too.
It's the latest corporate buzzword but 'purpose' isn't something that can be created overnight.
Far from being a fad, the rise of the pop-up shop continues as businesses try to find a less expensive route to high street success.
The Sports Direct founder has been struggling with his public image for years. But does he care?
CEO Q&A: The O2 boss shares his views on quadplay, Brexit and why he spends 20% of his time on CSR.
YOU LIVE & YOU LEARN: Lord Browne of Madingley, former CEO of BP, on being outed, resigning and why being a leader makes you public property.
Feel like your recruitment process could use a little freshening up? From hiring teams to video games, here are some ideas you could use for inspiration.
Claudi & Fin's frozen yoghurt lollies have gone down a storm at Sainsbury's.
Managing people with disabilities doesn't have to be difficult, and the rewards can be significant.
Ex-military folk might need some initial support to get them up to speed with the business, but employers ignore them at their peril.
They may get your business noticed, but beware - celebrities can be more trouble than they're worth.
The MT Interview
By Andrew Saunders Monday, 25 April 2016
THE MT INTERVIEW: There'll be no more hiding of Sage's light under a bushel, says the accounts software outfit's high-energy boss.
Peter Harris and Angus Thirlwell have floated the company today at a value of £167m. Will it be able to avoid the mistakes of Thorntons?
Did your last speech go down like a lead balloon? Keep it smart, keep it nimble and beware 90s clipart, says Nick Gold.
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