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10 things we learned this week

10 things we learned this week

Dixons Carphone's stateside gambit, the benefits of an afternoon nap, the rise of the machines?

 

Also in the news:

UK tech sector smashes funding record

UK tech sector smashes funding record

03 July 2015

London's fintech startups are leading the charge.

 
 
Why BT is investing £20bn in TV and mobile

Why BT is investing £20bn in TV and mobile

02 July 2015

The phone giant is reinventing itself with its bid for EE and splurging money on TV content to see off rivals Sky and Virgin.

 
 
How would the abolition of the Human Rights Act affect employees?

How would the abolition of the Human Rights Act affect employees?

01 July 2015

WORKPLACE RIGHTS: The government's proposal to abolish the Human Rights Act could have implications for employment law.

 
 
Howard Davies has spoken. Now listen to him and act

Howard Davies has spoken. Now listen to him and act

01 July 2015

EDITOR'S BLOG: Heathrow is the right choice. Politicians should make the hard decision and back it now.

 
 
Davies Report finally touches down - at Heathrow

Davies Report finally touches down - at Heathrow

01 July 2015

Almost three years in the making, the Davies report into where to build a new runway has plumped for Heathrow. Will the Government agree?

 
 
Why Heathrow got the backing of Gatwick's biggest customer

Why Heathrow got the backing of Gatwick's biggest customer

01 July 2015

Carolyn McCall has taken easyJet to new heights in her five years in charge. So what does the future hold for the low-cost airline? Slots at an expanded Heathrow? Matthew Gwyther spent a day with the CEO and her team to find out.

 
 
Sunny days - UK car makers turnover £69.5bn, consumer confidence at 15 yr high

Sunny days - UK car makers turnover £69.5bn, consumer confidence at 15 yr high

30 June 2015

The weather's looking up and so is the UK economy. Turnover at domestic carmakers hit a record high last year and consumer confidence is back at 2000 levels, too.

 
 
Give me self-service (almost) every time

Give me self-service (almost) every time

30 June 2015

EDITOR'S BLOG: The growing trend for self-service may be a mixed blessing, but I'd rather wait in for Ocado a dozen times than venture into a branch of Sainsbury's, Tesco or Asda.

 
 
Meet the new Director General of the CBI

Meet the new Director General of the CBI

29 June 2015

Carolyn Fairbairn has the unenviable/super exciting task of steering the business lobby group through the EU referendum.

 
 
Will Greece's referendum gamble pay off?

Will Greece's referendum gamble pay off?

29 June 2015

Tsipras pulls out of talks, issues capital controls and calls a referendum on Eurogroup proposals, but Europe may well call his bluff.

 
 
Forget about Grexit - Germany should leave the Euro

Forget about Grexit - Germany should leave the Euro

29 June 2015

EDITOR'S BLOG: We're getting closer to G-Day, so let's make it a Ger-xit.

 
 
'Most of my far-out ideas will be the norm before long' - Steve Hilton

'Most of my far-out ideas will be the norm before long' - Steve Hilton

29 June 2015

AUTHOR Q&A: Break up big supermarkets and ban smartphones for kids, says Steve Hilton

 
 

The MT interview: Gareth Penny

The boss of the world's dominant diamond business

Gareth Penny, De Beers Group CEO, predicts a sparkling return to form

 
 

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