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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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Gatwick's Stewart Wingate is confident he'll get the new London runway

Gatwick's Stewart Wingate is confident he'll get the new London runway

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's amazing, like a shower for your insides' - Nadja Swarovski

'It's amazing, like a shower for your insides' - Nadja Swarovski

29 October 2014

MY LIFE/STYLE: Swarovski's global head of design talks trampolines, Warhol and cucumber smoothies.

 
 
'PR's such a flaky industry' - Claire Kent & Bill Byrne, Iffley Road

'PR's such a flaky industry' - Claire Kent & Bill Byrne, Iffley Road

29 October 2014

HOW WE BEAT THE ODDS: Building a luxury running gear brand was harder than this couple expected.

 
 
Where does the word 'hedge' come from?

Where does the word 'hedge' come from?

28 October 2014

WORDS-WORTH: Dig around the business lexicon for the origins of the word 'hedge'.

 
 
KFC-owner Yum! is now eyeing up India

KFC-owner Yum! is now eyeing up India

28 October 2014

The owner of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell now has more outlets than McDonald's. But has it had its chips in China?

 
 
How to import goods using Alibaba

How to import goods using Alibaba

28 October 2014

With the likes of Alibaba you can now deal direct with manufacturers in China and beyond. It's an exciting prospect, but how do you begin?

 
 
Are you the office 'Barry'?

Are you the office 'Barry'?

27 October 2014

SPONSORED: Think health and safety rules are one big joke? Think again.

 
 
'Not working weekends was a big step forward' - Paul Lees, Powwownow

'Not working weekends was a big step forward' - Paul Lees, Powwownow

24 October 2014

The conference call king is standing down after building Powwownow into a £13m-a-year business.

 
 

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