Opinion and analysis from MT's business experts
By Bivek Sharma Friday, 27 May 2016
Britain has many of the ingredients to lead innovation, but it needs more if it's to catch up with the best, says KPMG's Bivek Sharma.
EDITOR'S BLOG: Steve Hilton and the other founders of the Big Society got together for a shindig last night. They should make the case for a better breed of business.
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When it comes to running businesses, the finance function wins hands down over marketing. But things may be about to change, says Alex Smith.
The government's behind target to get 63% of disabled people in work, but business shoulders responsibility too.
It's the latest corporate buzzword but 'purpose' isn't something that can be created overnight.
They may get your business noticed, but beware - celebrities can be more trouble than they're worth.
Employee engagement isn't all about novelty chairs and free fruit smoothies. Get back to basics, say Marc Bishop and Sharon Crooks.
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.
Despite legislation aiming to protect the rights of new mothers, the statistics tell a different story - and it's a grim one.
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