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By Rebecca Smith Friday, 06 May 2016
A year on from the introduction of SPL, parents who have tried the option discuss how it could change flexibility surrounding parental leave.
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.
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?
Of course BT will invest in ultrafast broadband... so long as Ofcom leaves Openreach well alone.
UPDATE: The German low-cost supermarkets have now conquered well over 10% of the market, with little sign of a respite for the traditional grocers.
Steve Jobs's anointed successor has a big challenge on his hands.
Most self-made billionaires are entrepreneurs but there's still plenty of cash atop the corporate greasy pole.
The ecommerce site has made significant improvements to gender parity in its workforce.
Crystal meth and near-death can't compete with PPI and Libor.
UPDATE: The WPP boss is used to shareholder revolts over his salary - but Sorrell says it's all justifiable because he's worth it.
Facebook's mobile revenues increase 82% year on year. Does this give the social network the edge over Google?
The Swedish manufacturer is planning to test as many as 100 semi-autonomous vehicles on Britain's roads.
The inventor has announced a surprise move into the haircare industry.
Hurry, ladies. This is your last chance to enter 35 Women Under 35, MT's annual list of Britain's young female super-achievers.
Cheeky Panda wants to save 'millions of trees'.
CEO Reed Hastings is on a mission to dominate the world's TV watching with his streaming service.
'Nuclear Winters' is busy wielding the axe at StanChart, but he made his name as Jamie Dimon's number two at JP Morgan and has a mean falsetto.
Saving accounts from the vampire squid - whatever next.
The chain is another nail in the coffin of the mediocre mid-market
Prince's passing has set another bunch of social media managers up for a fall.
The plucky winner of The Apprentice 2015 has big plans for his plumbing and heating firm.
WORDS-WORTH: A brainstorm may help come up with a great idea, but the term is linked to a medical word for a mental disturbance.
It's 50 years since MT was first published, so we've trawled the archives to bring you some gems from times gone by. The fourth in our series: 1991-95.
BUSINESS CLASSIC: In his book Chasing Daylight, the terminally ill boss of KPMG Eugene O'Kelly set out his views on how to lead a purposeful life. His lessons are still pertinent today.
Part of the extended VW family, the underrated Seat has the quality of a Golf without the price tag.
The very sight of a PowerPoint slide may be enough to bring you out in hives, but there are things you can do to calm those presentation nerves.
Employee engagement isn't all about novelty chairs and free fruit smoothies. Get back to basics, say Marc Bishop and Sharon Crooks.
Entrepreneur Harriet Hastings doesn't think her biscuit delivery business will be crumbling anytime soon.
The comms chief discovers that the chill wind of outsourcing has blown through Smokehouse. But is there an upside?
Don't be a Luddite - here's the best easy-to-use tech to help you catch up with the 21st century.
If you aspire to be a change-maker, Originals has some refreshing advice. But why can't organisations make it easier for mavericks?
The ecommerce giant wants a slice of the grocery market but that's easier said than done.
Playing the white knight could be good PR, but there must be a business case too.
Seeking out great people in unusual places helped rank outsiders Leicester scoop the Premiership. It can help you hire better, too, says former NBA basketball player John Amaechi.
EVERYTHING YOU KNOW ABOUT BUSINESS IS WRONG: Here's why it's not always best to follow the herd in business.
The CEO and founder of FreshMinds enjoys reading about the art of rhetoric, Paula Radcliffe and Genghis Khan.
Here's how to manage those brilliant individuals who have a disruptive, dark side.
Despite legislation aiming to protect the rights of new mothers, the statistics tell a different story - and it's a grim one.
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.
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