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By Adam Gale Friday, 03 July 2015
BP settles with US authorities over its 2010 Gulf spill, but it will be a long time before it can leave it behind completely.
Jason Kingsley has built an £11m turnover games business. He's also a practicing knight.
The Ultimo founder looks back on her time in business since she featured in the original 35 Women Under 35, ahead of this year's list being unveiled next week.
Dixons Carphone's stateside gambit, the benefits of an afternoon nap, the rise of the machines?
Startup bosses in the UK are five times more likely to be female than in the US, a report claims.
London's fintech startups are leading the charge.
The car maker has agreed a deal for some of its models to be produced in Austria.
Tsipras has done some wild things to get what he wants, thus far to no avail. Is he smart, stupid or just plain crazy?
The electronics retailer has signed a deal with Sprint to open as many as 500 stores.
The death of a factory worker was probably a tragic industrial accident, rather than evil AI.
Mark Zuckerberg predicts we'll be able to send each other more than just emoticons and cat videos in the future.
A new study extols the virtue of midday power naps for perking up the tetchy worker.
Almost three years in the making, the Davies report into where to build a new runway has plumped for Heathrow. Will the Government agree?
French resistance to the taxi-hailing app intensifies, but Uber remains defiant.
Banks and insurance companies will not be able to rely on old business models in the future.
Don't let this drag on - begin a formal process of potential dismissal, says Jeremy Bullmore.
The e-commerce giant is expanding its 'Prime Now' service outside the US.
London's local broadcaster hasn't quite lived up to expectations.
The weather's looking up and so is the UK economy. Turnover at domestic carmakers hit a record high last year and consumer confidence is back at 2000 levels, too.
As its European bailout expires, Greece is defaulting on its IMF debt today. But what does that mean for its membership of the Euro?
The ailing grocer has gained market share for the first time since 2011.
WORDS-WORTH: When did financial records start being audited?
Carolyn Fairbairn has the unenviable/super exciting task of steering the business lobby group through the EU referendum.
The RMT is striking again - could German-style supervisory boards end the poisonous stand off between bosses and workers in the UK rail industry?
EVERYTHING YOU KNOW ABOUT BUSINESS IS WRONG: What you think is 'unfixable' can be solved - you just need to look for the answers in the right place.
When a princess arrives for work experience, the comms chief starts a hacking scandal.
Wear an airy shirt, eat homemade ice cream, treat yourself to the ultimate pen and never get lost again.
The secret of being successful at work is to be calculating, according to the book Power: Why Some People Have It - and Others Don't.
In our second article showcasing some of the UK's most impressive flexible execs, we meet three more inspirations from 2014. Nominate someone for 2015's Power Part Time 50 today!
The founder of lingerie brand Ultimo gets into the zone with a diet of juices and tough training sessions.
Seven simple ways to maximise your leadership potential.
The phone giant is reinventing itself with its bid for EE and splurging money on TV content to see off rivals Sky and Virgin.
WORKPLACE RIGHTS: The government's proposal to abolish the Human Rights Act could have implications for employment law.
EDITOR'S BLOG: Heathrow is the right choice. Politicians should make the hard decision and back it now.
The dictator, the narcissist, the plain old corrupt - this whistle-stop tour of where leaders go wrong makes a rollercoaster read, says Rebecca Alexander.
Carolyn McCall has taken easyJet to new heights in her five years in charge. So what does the future hold for the low-cost airline? Slots at an expanded Heathrow? Matthew Gwyther spent a day with the CEO and her team to find out.
EDITOR'S BLOG: The growing trend for self-service may be a mixed blessing, but I'd rather wait in for Ocado a dozen times than venture into a branch of Sainsbury's, Tesco or Asda.
If leaders choose the right cause to campaign on, the results can be phenomenal for their brand, business and themselves
THE MT INTERVIEW: With dipping sales figures, the rise of the discounters and a charismatic predecessor to live up to, you would have thought the new CEO of Sainsbury's might be a little daunted. But you'd be wrong.
The former FIFA boss's downfall shows us that power can corrupt - and you'll eventually be found out.
HOW I BEAT THE ODDS: The CEO of Tempus Energy has worked insane hours, changed the course of her business and learned how to take risks.
The MT Interview
By Matthew Lynn Wednesday, 20 May 2015
THE MT INTERVIEW: Poundland's CEO has reached a crucial point in his career, with a takeover of 99p stores underway and expansion abroad. Even the famous £1 price promise isn't sacred...
Tsipras pulls out of talks, issues capital controls and calls a referendum on Eurogroup proposals, but Europe may well call his bluff.
Crash Course: Summer's here and with it Wimbledon, The Ashes, Glyndebourne... and a chance to impress your clients. Here's how to get the sun to shine on your hospitality.
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