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A woman's best source of advice can be her dad

A woman's best source of advice can be her dad

27 April 2015

My father has always mentored and encouraged me. Now I run his business.

 
 
MorphCostumes' Gregor Lawson's three top reads

MorphCostumes' Gregor Lawson's three top reads

27 April 2015

The co-founder of the body suit business is a big fan of Ayn Rand.

 
 
 

Latest news

Jay Z's Spotify-killer has missed a beat

Jay Z's Spotify-killer has missed a beat

27 April 2015

The megastar rapper may be swimming against the current of history.

 
 
Will Exxon Mobil buy BP?

Will Exxon Mobil buy BP?

27 April 2015

BP is the most battered of the oil giants, leaving it potentially vulnerable to a mega-merger, but the Coalition's not happy with the idea.

 
 
Wasps rugby club hopes to score £35m with retail bond

Wasps rugby club hopes to score £35m with retail bond

27 April 2015

The loss-making club is tapping its fans to pay down hefty debts.

 
 
Are Miliband's housing proposals the antidote to generation rent?

Are Miliband's housing proposals the antidote to generation rent?

27 April 2015

The Labour leader wants to bring in rent controls and scrap stamp duty for first-time buyers.

 
 
How to pitch to Dragons' Den's Sarah Willingham

How to pitch to Dragons' Den's Sarah Willingham

27 April 2015

Live and breathe your business if you want to attract investment from the Dragon.

 
 
10 things we learned this week

10 things we learned this week

24 April 2015

Pret's mac 'n' cheese, Britain's new burger chain, Hounslow's hidden secret.

 
 
French Connection shares fall off their stilettos

French Connection shares fall off their stilettos

24 April 2015

It's 20% off French Connection on the stock exchange, as the retailer warns first half revenues will be 'materially lower' than expected.

 
 
Is the bank levy driving HSBC out of the UK?

Is the bank levy driving HSBC out of the UK?

24 April 2015

HSBC is considering moving its headquarters out of Britain as anti-bank measures bite.

 
 
Parties leaving voters 'in the dark' says economics think tank

Parties leaving voters 'in the dark' says economics think tank

23 April 2015

The IFS said the main parties' plans to cut the deficit aren't clear.

 
 
What good does tax inversion do us?

What good does tax inversion do us?

23 April 2015

The Americans are at it again. US tech firm Arris buys TV set-top box maker Pace for $2.1bn in tax inversion deal.

 
 
Funding Circle lands £100m investment

Funding Circle lands £100m investment

23 April 2015

The funding round is one of the biggest for a private British business in recent years.

 
 
Watch: What the people of Hackney think about Tesco's £6.4bn loss

Watch: What the people of Hackney think about Tesco's £6.4bn loss

23 April 2015

Will the shoppers of east London have any small change to spare for the ailing supermarket giant?

 
 
The Hounslow 'flash crash' allegations explained

The Hounslow 'flash crash' allegations explained

22 April 2015

The US wants a British man extradited over 2010's violent, one-day market swing.

 
 
Brewdog has valued itself at a whopping £283m

Brewdog has valued itself at a whopping £283m

22 April 2015

The controversial beer maker's latest crowdfunding round is its most audacious yet.

 
 
Can Yahoo take on Google?

Can Yahoo take on Google?

22 April 2015

Yahoo's profits fall 93% as it scrambles to take market share in search from Google.

 
 
Rolls-Royce looks East for new boss as CEO Rishton departs abruptly

Rolls-Royce looks East for new boss as CEO Rishton departs abruptly

22 April 2015

Rolls-Royce CEO John Rishton is stepping down, to be replaced by the former boss of ARM - and amateur organist - Warren East.

 
 
Tesco posts a record loss of £6.4bn

Tesco posts a record loss of £6.4bn

22 April 2015

The troubled supermarket is hoping to make a clean break after an awful year.

 
 
Wonga has lost 42% of its customers

Wonga has lost 42% of its customers

21 April 2015

The payday lender confirms a £37m loss, as stringent affordability rules hike costs and hit revenues.

 
 
Supermarkets need to wean themselves off their discount addiction

Supermarkets need to wean themselves off their discount addiction

21 April 2015

Which? has reported the grocery industry to the authorities over 'misleading' offer prices.

 
 
Does Britain really need another American burger chain?

Does Britain really need another American burger chain?

21 April 2015

Smashburger plans to open 35 UK stores in the coming years.

 
 

Features

You can't 'have it all' - but you can live in the moment

28 April 2015

The key to making the most of what you've got is to live in the here and now, says Jo Haigh.

 

How can I get over my nerves about presenting?

27 April 2015

Help! I have just got a promotion that involves addressing large groups but public speaking terrifies me. Any tips?

 

Review: Jaguar XJR

27 April 2015

Its engine was built in his home town so Sathnam Sanghera should have been blown away by this supercharged saloon.

 

'More of the same' doesn't work

27 April 2015

EVERYTHING YOU KNOW ABOUT BUSINESS IS WRONG: Even tried-and-tested policies have their sell-by date.

 

Gamesys boss Noel Hayden: The entrepreneur whose gamble is paying off

24 April 2015

IN ASSOCIATION WITH GAMESYS: Noel Hayden survived the dot com boom and his lucky streak looks set to continue.

 

The world relies on good businesses doing good things

24 April 2015

One good person can turn into one great company that can change the world for the better, says Natalie Campbell.

 

Meet the former chemical engineer who's brewing up a storm

24 April 2015

Julia Austin's Tyne Bank Brewery is one of Britain's fastest-growing beer companies.

 

TfL's potty-mouthed Sir Peter Hendy and the power of straight-talking

24 April 2015

EDITOR'S BLOG: The public loves the real deal - politicians take note.

 

Ladies, what's your work wardrobe style?

24 April 2015

Women are held to far higher standards over their appearance than men - especially in the workplace.

 

How to get your website to the top of Google

24 April 2015

SEO lore is packed with myths but getting found online is a pretty easy process.

 

10 tips for women aiming for the top of business

24 April 2015

If you're an ambitious female businesswoman look no further.

 

Why wellness at work may not be healthy

24 April 2015

Employees are increasingly being encouraged by their bosses to make healthier choices. No bad thing, you might think, but all this wholesomeness could turn out to do more harm than good.

 

Do not pass go: The secret history of Monopoly

24 April 2015

Devised early in the 20th century, Monopoly was meant to be a warning about land ownership by the few. The boardgame's history makes a fascinating story, says Leslie Scott.

 

Workplace rights: Gender pay gap reporting

24 April 2015

The government wants companies to be more transparent about how much men and women earn.

 

Young people benefit from austerity

24 April 2015

First-time voters don't realise that Labour policies are aimed at the old not them.

 

All-American conglomerate GE is going back to basics

24 April 2015

Why is one of the world's best-known conglomerates ditching its huge finance operation and returning to its roots?

 

Should I tell my boss I am depressed?

23 April 2015

I have had to go on medication and can't decide if I should tell anyone.

 

Our competitors thought I was mad when I unveiled TomTom

23 April 2015

HOW I BEAT THE ODDS Corinne Vigreux survived the financial crash, the launch of Google Maps and massive debts.

 
 

The MT Interview

TfL boss Peter Hendy: London commuter trains are 'shit'

TfL boss Peter Hendy: London commuter trains are 'shit'

By Andrew Saunders Thursday, 23 April 2015

THE MT INTERVIEW: Running one of the busiest public transport systems in the world is no place for a shrinking violet. Just as well then that Transport for London's commissioner knows his job, and isn't one.


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