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OPINION: Nepotism - old hat or the way of the world?

OPINION: Nepotism - old hat or the way of the world?

By Gloria Moss Wednesday, 09 April 2014

Segolene Royal's appointment to the French cabinet suggests nepotism is still alive and well. But it's becoming increasingly unacceptable, says Gloria Moss.

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It's all very well trying to lynch two-pools Laidlaw of British Gas but the current antipathy shown towards business by cynical, vote-hungry politicians is very unhelpful

 
 
Howard Davies: What will become of the BBC Trust?

Howard Davies: What will become of the BBC Trust?

28 March 2014

The MT Diary: Howard Davies takes a beastly flight to the big Apple, and attends the launch of a book about the BBC in crisis.

 
 
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How to replace your boss with an app

28 March 2014

Most people are badly managed. If your work is largely predictable, and you spend the majority of your time online, why not turn your boss into an app? Here are some things it could do.

 
 
Digital dinosaurs are lurking in our boardrooms

Digital dinosaurs are lurking in our boardrooms

28 March 2014

UK boardrooms are full of 'digital virgins,' says Baroness Kingsmill.

 
 
How to increase your confidence

How to increase your confidence

28 March 2014

Having (and exhibiting) the right level of confidence is an essential quality of leadership. Do you have enough of it?

 
 
Luke Johnson: The UK needs to hang on to wealth creators and talent

Luke Johnson: The UK needs to hang on to wealth creators and talent

27 March 2014

There are many migrants fighting, but failing, to start a business in Britain. We need to allow talent to thrive.

 
 
OPINION: My first failed business is my badge of honour

OPINION: My first failed business is my badge of honour

26 March 2014

It took me a long time to talk about why my first business failed, says Faisal Butt. But analysing why it didn't work is important.

 
 
EDITOR'S BLOG: 'Conscious uncoupling' - the right and the wrong way to do it

EDITOR'S BLOG: 'Conscious uncoupling' - the right and the wrong way to do it

26 March 2014

Divorce is rarely a dignified business. But there are ways and ways of achieving separation with a degree of dignity intact. The Martins are better than Nat Rothschild.

 
 
EDITOR'S BLOG: The annuity providers had it coming to them

EDITOR'S BLOG: The annuity providers had it coming to them

21 March 2014

MT's editor won't be buying a Lamborghini any time soon, but isn't best pleased with the state of his pension pot.

 
 
OPINION: The Turing Institute will make up for the UK's tech failings

OPINION: The Turing Institute will make up for the UK's tech failings

20 March 2014

UK government support for tech has been erratic in the past, says David Richards. Now the government has a chance to make up for that.

 
 

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