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By Philip Beresford Sunday, 26 October 2014
The fashion designer formerly known as Posh Spice tops MT's list recognising Britain's most successful entrepreneurs in everything from cloud computing to metal bashing.
The home retail entrepreneur is worth £1.28bn.
The online travel entrepreneur is worth £80m.
The housebuilding entrepreneur is worth £210m.
The furniture retail entrepreneur is worth £70m.
The outdoor clothing entrepreneur is worth £120m.
The genetics entrepreneur is worth £130m.
The financial information entrepreneur is worth £450m.
The catering and confectionery entrepreneur is worth £138m.
The online retail entrepreneurs are worth £100m.
The drinks entrepreneur is worth £75m.
The lab equipment entrepreneur is worth £50m.
The cash and carry entrepreneurs are worth £130m.
The steel entrepreneurs are worth £103m.
The software entrepreneur is worth £80m.
The retail entrepreneur is worth £80m.
The telecoms entrepreneur is worth £110m.
The industrial entrepreneurs are worth £58m.
The telecoms entrepreneur is worth £195m.
The online property entrepreneur is worth £75m.
The electrical appliances entrepreneur is worth £3.3bn.
The conference call king is standing down after building Powwownow into a £13m-a-year business.
The recent revelations about Tesco's brutal supplier relations take our anonymous mole back to his time as a naïve young graduate trainee at the supermarket.
POWER MUMS: The Salesforce vice president interviewed 40 nannies and still works out at 5.30am six days a week.
MT EXPERT: Decentralisation is inevitable, so other UK cities need to club together to instead of competing, argues PwC's head of regions Stephanie Hyde.
The founders of Chosen Bun wanted to prove their burger could go boldly where no burger has gone before.
Looking to get your products on screen? Here's how NOT to do it.
Networking is inauthentic - real business relationships can't be taught, argues Dominic Hiatt.
Looking for business wisdom from your playlists? MT has done the work for you, and concludes that most artists are pretty cynical about business.
INSPIRING WOMEN: The boss of Discovery Networks UK & Ireland on work/life balance and why she never plays the gender card.
Tech companies have a gender problem and frozen attitudes aren't going to fix it, argues Gloria Moss.
MT EXPERT: Figure out what you want from feedback and don't get defensive, says Claire Bremner.
Two former City traders are on a mission to make private company shares more liquid.
INSPIRING WOMEN: The Decoded co-founder on scrapping the male culture of business, launching in Hawaii and why she loves Spanx.
LAUNCHPAD: Blippar co-founder and CEO Rish Mitra talks work-life balance (or lack of), augmented reality and putting his face on the £20 note.
MT EXPERT: Get to know clients ahead of time and prepare for tough questions, says Scott Keyser.
Banks shouldn't be bashed over business lending - small firms are actually spoilt for choice, argues Seneca Partners' Nick Leitch.
If you're a female entrepreneur with kids, don't fall into the trap of using them as an excuse, Natasha Courtenay-Smith.
If you're promoted to the top of the pile, don't forsake the very qualities that got you there, says A Very Good Company founder Natalie Campbell.
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By Andrew Davidson Friday, 29 August 2014
THE MT INTERVIEW: BT's bold move into TV football wrongfooted deadly rival BSkyB. Now its boss is planning a similar shake-up in the mobile market. And, with his new focus on the customer, he might just pull it off.
The plant and tool hire entrepreneurs are worth £105m.
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