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By Rachel Savage Friday, 21 November 2014
The Thomas Cook boss told MT's Inspiring Women conference she got up at 2.45am and is against board quotas for women.
Sex still sells, but it has to be empowering, the Ann Summers boss said at MT's Inspiring Women conference.
Rachel Lowe MBE, Sarah Walter and Katerina Skoberne all lost their businesses.
The Thomas Cook CEO advises not 'throwing your toys out the pram' if you don't get a pay rise - and isn't going on GBBO anytime soon.
Uber's big mouth, Taylor Swift's surprising fanbase, a mission to the moon.
The chancellor's capitulation spells bad news for the UK's troubled relationship with the EU.
'Novelty Ninny', 'Sticky Note Addict' or 'Hoarder? A questionable press release has all the answers.
Chief executive Tim Weller leaves the beleaguered payday loan firm as chairman Andy Haste tightens his grip.
Sir James said his company needs to 'relentlessly invent' to maintain long-term success.
Global Music Rights is claiming YouTube doesn't have rights to 20,000 songs.
The woman who brought sex to the British high street told MT's Inspiring Women conference that success is all about tenacity.
Jim Ratcliffe backs shale gas to transform Grangemouth's fortunes, but he'd better watch out for the lesser spotted nimby.
It's a big win for Yahoo, but won't really hurt Google.
The bank will pay £56m for IT failures after being handed a £400m penalty just last week.
The scientists' estimate that 10.5 million people will donate to Lunar Mission One is out of this world.
Unsurprisingly, the big pub chains are not happy about the 'hugely damaging' law.
The probe could lead to more matches being broadcast live after a Virgin Media complaint.
The bittersweet smell of 'the herb' meets the hard nose of capitalism.
Customers bought more cookers than cuddly penguins after the department store's latest cute-fest.
CEO Moya Greene admitted that the UK parcels market was 'challenging'.
The football club's revenue slumped almost 10% in the three months to September.
Any lazy investors who haven't checked the price of their Quindell shares since April might want to look away now.
There are deep divisions on the streets of Rochester and Blackpool and UKIP is making merry with them, says Matthew Gwyther.
MT EXPERT: You don't have to be a coding god to run a tech start-up. In fact a little bit of judicious ignorance can be a good thing, says Wax Digital's Daniel Ball
Michael Jackson topped Forbes' rich list of deceased celebrities, but Bob Marley and his marijuana merchandise could be closing in.
Shareholders are being fleeced by bureaucrats. They need to take the power back, says Banker's Umbrella.
It's time the car industry - and advertisers - realised that women are their biggest customers
YOU LIVE AND YOU LEARN: The Ann Summers boss has been poisoned, arrested and sent a bullet in the post, but nothing matches the pain of losing her son.
The much-maligned energy regulator is right to threaten the Big Six with sales bans for shoddy customer service, argues Vicky Lim.
It's not all about cider in the south west as it shoots from the hip in the battle of the digital clusters.
EDITOR'S BLOG: Money is poisoning football from the inside out and it will fall like Rome unless reformed fast, says Matthew Gwyther.
MT EXPERT: There's a big slice of mince pie to be had if you speak the language and offer speedy shipping, says eBay's Murray Lambell.
Like Frank Underwood, never underestimate the power of your network, says Faisal Butt.
POWER MUMS: The head of volunteering not-for-profit City Year UK wanted to climb the career ladder before having kids, but wasn't convinced by 'hypno-birthing'.
If you were an attacker in school hockey, chances are you go on the front foot in business, says A Very Good Company founder Natalie Campbell.
EDITOR'S BLOG: All hail an underpass under the standing stones and more investment to fix our dodgy mobile coverage.
MT EXPERT: Practice, network with your goal in mind and never, ever say sorry, says CMI chief executive Ann Francke.
SPONSORED: How do you extend cash flow and keep your overseas suppliers happy? Alan has the answers.
Ever wondered what chief execs and entrepreneurs keep on their bedside tables? Wonder no more...
INSPIRING WOMEN: Nikki King, the world's first female MD of a truck manufacturer, on starting her career at 40 and why she's known as a 'different sort of chap'.
The MT Interview
By Andrew Saunders Thursday, 30 October 2014
THE MT INTERVIEW: Gatwick's CEO is lobbying hard for the green light to build London's new runway. Has he made locals an offer they can't refuse?
It looks like the property market is still bubbling away but latest figures show growth appears to be slowing.
Barely a week passes without news of another big name feeling the heat from the watchdogs. What to do if it's you in their spotlight? Jeremy Hazlehurst investigates.
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