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By Jack Torrance Friday, 23 January 2015
Man U's millions, William Hill's error, Mark Carney's mission.
Our new regular columnist on learning to speak PR, the surfeit of democracy facing the Scots and how life in a start-up is full of choices
Expect some answers to the English Question, a phone that can read your mind and a wave of young professionals flowing to the regions. And what about the oil price?
MT is scouring the land for the country's brightest young businesswomen. Have you got what it takes to be part of this year's illustrious '35 Women Under 35' list?
Despite a strong performance by Mr Kipling, the manufacturer failed to report an exceedingly good year.
The Bank of England governor did his best 'tough teacher' on stage at Davos.
If the deal gets past the regulators, Hutchison Whampoa will have a supersized slice of Britain's mobile pie, but will that leave any for Sky?
The King is dead. Long live the King - and Saudi Arabia's oil price policy?
The 84-year-old who broke the Bank of England says he is giving up investing - and that this time he really means it.
The $40bn taxi startup has just raised $1.6bn, but there is a danger of it growing too far, too fast.
The online marketplace is getting in shape ahead of a sell-off of PayPal and its enterprise arm.
Mario Draghi finally announces quantitative easing, but will €720bn a year be enough?
Despite a torrid season, the Red Devils rose to second place in football's rich list while Real Madrid topped the table for the 10th time.
The former state monopoly is keeping pace with its rivals. For now.
The infrastructure group faces losses as KPMG report trashes its UK construction business.
The retailer's continuing to deliver good profits on falling sales. When will it end?
The great (and possibly the good) have gathered today in the luxury Alpine resort of Davos for a five day meeting to discuss the world's problems.
The search giant's ambitions are somewhat more earthly than SpaceX's martian dreams.
As Sky gears up for a partnership with O2, the telecoms sector looks set for an M&A war.
The billionaire Newcastle United owner cuts his stake in Sports Direct to 55%. What could he be up to?
Black Friday meant a 'rollercoaster' Christmas, but there could be more thrills and spills to come as suitors circle O2.
The consumer products giant's turnover dipped 2.7% thanks to problems in Russia and China.
The 'ethical bank' tries to go back to its roots, by casting off unsuitable business partners including payday lenders and tax dodgers.
Decentralising power may be of the moment but it comes with risks
Simon Weatherall's Glofaster range aims to help runners and cyclists monitor their performance.
Turning fans into shareholders is an increasingly popular way to raise cash. Here's how to do it.
Barack Obama's pontificating may not go very far, but inequality is a real problem in need of a real solution, says Matthew Gwyther.
If shareholders don't get a grip on companies' power there will only be more Tescos, says Banker's Umbrella blogger Jay Vaananen.
Confession booth meeting rooms, fake blue skies and a slide down to the office bar. Jealous, us?
EDITOR'S BLOG: When it comes to spending taxpayer's cash or earning profit, budgets can be a constraining pain in the neck, says Matthew Gwyther.
Claire Vero, founder of Aurelia Skincare, has built an impressive business but still has time for family life.
MT EXPERT: With the January job-hunting season in full swing, LinkedIn's Pierre Berlin recommends bigging up internal opportunities to calm those itchy feet.
The season of cheer and Black Friday brought mixed fortunes for Britain's retailers.
You'll only be productive if you're truly present at work, says Natalie Campbell.
The startup office space provider is growing rapidly and was recently valued at $5bn.
EDITOR'S BLOG: You do not counter this horror by setting fire to kebab shops but by carrying on writing, publishing and lampooning.
This year, practice resilience, humility and being realistic and know when to cut your losses, says Katarina Skoberne.
MT's crystal ball was somewhat cloudy when it came to IS and Ebola.
Is your unofficial role at work to know your indefinite article from your ellipsis? Andrew Ingram and Tom Freeman offer some advice.
Impress your colleagues next year with this array of meaningless jargon. Or don't.
From cleaners to cryptocurrencies, these startups have the potential to make it into the mainstream next year.
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