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'It's a terrible tragedy so many UK businesses sell out so soon' - Charles Rolls & Tim Warrillow, Fever-Tree How we beat the odds: The founders of premium mixers business Fever-Tree, Charles Rolls and Tim Warrillow, were scoffed at to begin with. Now they sell to 60 countries.

Whatever happened to the plc? Public companies have long been the engine of growth in the west, but now their numbers are dwindling as alternatives emerge. Simon Caulkin reports.

Is disruptive innovation dead? The notion of disruption lies at the heart of modern corporate strategy - but is the concept itself in need of the shock treatment, asks Andrew Saunders.

Luke Johnson: The police and liberal media have skewed priorities The police and media became obsessed by the phone-hacking scandal, while much more serious crimes were ignored.

Our business is ruining our marriage. What can we do? The travel company we run is doing well, but we've stopped having fun together

Ferrari recalls £200,000 cars - because you could get trapped in the boot Escape is impossible from the boot of these £200,000 cars, which apparently 'increases risk of injury or possibly death'.

Apple's Tim Cook: Martyr or visionary?

Apple's Tim Cook: Martyr or visionary?

By Rhymer Rigby Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Steve Jobs' suited successor, Tim Cook, may not excite the same quasi-religious fervour, but those who lament that Apple's heyday is behind it may yet be proved wrong.

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Is digital product placement the future of advertising?

Is digital product placement the future of advertising?

01 October 2014

Advertisers want to engage more deeply with content - and ad technology firms are coming up with innovative ways to help them do it.

 
 
Veolia's Antoine Frerot is a thick-skinned survivor with big plans for growth

Veolia's Antoine Frerot is a thick-skinned survivor with big plans for growth

01 October 2014

THE MT INTERVIEW: Having seen off two boardroom coups and a period of financial carnage, Veolia's boss has got profits flowing again. Now he has to keep growth on stream too, in spite of France's stagnant economy.

 
 

Has the potato had its chips?

01 October 2014

The British spud has become a victim of changing tastes and the popularity of processed meals. But now the humble tuber's supporters are fighting back, says Oliver Bennett.

 
 
How can we tackle tax avoidance?

How can we tackle tax avoidance?

29 September 2014

As the public rages at the rich and famous over their ingenious tax planning, Chris Blackhurst looks at the prospects for making them toe the line.

 
 
What Tesco's £250m Septimana Horribilis says about boards

What Tesco's £250m Septimana Horribilis says about boards

26 September 2014

FROM THE ARCHIVE: Battered Tesco chairman Sir Richard Broadbent will be even gladder than the rest of us that Friday has finally rolled around and that he is still in a job - for now anyway.

 
 
'I was a double for Neville Longbottom' - Bertie Stephens, Flubit

'I was a double for Neville Longbottom' - Bertie Stephens, Flubit

26 September 2014

20 QUESTIONS: The founder of the Amazon price-beating site talks Robot Wars, freezing on film sets and filming Elon Musk's wedding.

 
 
Smoke & Mirrors: A Caribbean holiday from hell

Smoke & Mirrors: A Caribbean holiday from hell

26 September 2014

A disastrous Caribbean holiday sans girlfriend turns the comms chief into an unlikely advocate of a disability-friendly workplace

 
 
Words-Worth: Professional

Words-Worth: Professional

23 September 2014

They say prostitutes belong to the oldest profession.

 
 

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