From this month's MT
20 years after the genocide: Rwanda - a country transformed The African republic has made an extraordinary turnaround since the horrors of the 1990s. But will its charismatic leader, Paul Kagame, give up power gracefully when the time comes?
Centrica boss Sam Laidlaw: 'Energy is more worthwhile than selling luxury goods' The MT Interview: Attacked over gas bills, high pay and his second swimming pool, has the Centrica boss had enough?
'Murdering scumbags': How did outsourcing get into this mess? Outsourcing firms seem to stagger from one scandal to the next, with even their Government paymasters putting the boot in at times. Can they turn their image around?
Sleeping with your business partner One in three family firms are run by couples. We talk to four pairs of high-fliers about how they make it work.
Digital dinosaurs are lurking in our boardrooms UK boardrooms are full of 'digital virgins,' says Baroness Kingsmill.
Smoke & Mirrors: Preparing for an AGM Smokehouse's AGM is always a magnet for the unhinged: this year, one of them is determined to come between the comms chief and his clanger-prone CEO.
By Barbara Speed Wednesday, 23 April 2014
It's the Bard's 450th birthday today - but age doesn't matter. Shakespeare has as much to say about modern business as any management consultant.
Best known for being summarily rejected by Dragons' Den, Rob Law's company now turns over £7m a year. He tells us why he originally wanted to call Trunki 'Magma', and why he doesn't trust the UK legal system.
Data visualisation is no longer a question off knocking up a few graphs. Modern techniques are vital for discovering patterns, unveiling trends and revealing unexpected insights, says James Eiloart.
Innovation doesn't just centre around Silicon Roundabout, there are also of tech entrepreneurs setting up shop outside the capital.
In the week Google launches its much-maligned Glass, MT looks at 11 gadgets that were supposed to change the world - but ended up slipping, unnoticed, into obscurity.
A system designed to give members a vote on the organisation's leadership has created a democratic deficit, says the Institute of Directors' Dr Roger Barker. Time for a change.
Everyone's panicking about the flaw in internet security software, nicknamed Heartbleed, discovered earlier this week. Stay calm, says Martin Keegan. It's bad, but it's not that bad.
Matthew Gwyther got in a spot of bother at an MT event last night when he suggested being called 'one of the boys' is the greatest compliment a woman could be paid. Here, he defends himself...
Abi Wright, the founder of Spabreaks.com and a former 35 Under 35er, on sticky fingerprints, Sheryl Sandberg and 'stealing' money.
Delegates at the 2014 Social Media Marketing World Convention were 'treated' to a song called 'Let's Get Social'. People with ears should probably avoid this
One of the UK's first craft ale breweries, Purity helped start the movement that transformed beer from drink of choice on a lads' night out to a lifestyle. MT visited the brewery to find out how it does it.
The IPCC's report on climate change was pretty apocalyptic, but the businesses that adapt now stand to make huge gains
Former City boy Nick Appell took over his parents' small cleaning company Casna and turned it into a £14m-turnover business. Here's how he cleaned up.
Super Shoppers make up 18% of consumers but account for 70% of retail spend. eBay's Tanya Lawler explains how brands can target this group (credit card companies, stay back).
It's been a tough old recession for workers, many of whom put in longer hours as the downturn wore on. Considering saying thanks? MT has the perfect solutions...
Think of Don Draper, star of the Mad Men TV series about Madison Avenue in the 1960s, whose creative genius wins new accounts and turns around marketing disasters.
The food writer and entrepreneur on a typical day at the office, where she has lunch, and why she hates long holidays.
You Live & You Learn: The CEO of Costcutter on moving from Starbucks to Clinton Cards, and why CEOs should tweet.
The founder of electronic cigarette brand E-Lites was an RAF pilot before setting up his own business.
The wisdom of crowds isn't just for funding new businesses, says Brenda Kelly. It can be used to decide on which newly-listed companies to invest in, too.
The ex-Hermes PR says working as a stylist's assistant during her university days helped inspire her designer dress rental business.
Sporting analogies are beloved of speakers and consultants alike. But are they helpful?
Given its outstanding engineering and scientific heritage, the UK isn't as good at coming up with new products at it should be.
You don't have to spend hundreds of thousands of pounds to get a business education. Short or online courses might suit you better.
A bloke in your office comes up with brilliant ideas. He's also a pain in the butt. How do you manage such people? Here's a crash course.
You can't be too rich or too lean: a good motto for modern business. What does it mean?
Motor Mouth: Jaguar's Porsche-beater is fun at any speed; if it had a bigger boot, it'd be just about perfect, says Sathnam Sanghera.
The maker of the smartphone hit Candy Crush could be the most valuable London-based tech IPO ever.
A designer who pitched to a local retailer discovers his work being used - even though the client turned him down.
An entrepreneur who gave up her job to start a cake making business is exhausted. Should he go back to the City or stick it out?
A worker is tired of her colleague taking time off. How can she stop it?
The founder of affiliate marketing website Skimlinks changed the business overnight after two years of struggling - and she doesn't regret it.
Contrary to popular belief, people don't perform best when their backs are against the wall. It's up to their leaders to make them work well, says Virginia Eastman.
Understanding how a city works is key to running it efficiently and safely. New York City's partnership with Accenture meant more data, and a better understanding of it, than ever before.
With a seat on the main board of BMW AG, Ian Robertson is arguably the most senior Brit in the motor industry. MT catches up with the country's top car guy.
LinkedIn hit 15 million members in the UK this week. MT asked Richard George, its spokesperson, for his top tips for using it to recruit.
The tech entrepreneur talks looking good in jeans and why rugby is better than fighting wars.
You've written your CV, you've proof-read it 300 times, you've made sure there are no lies (well, maybe just the one about being interested in macramé). But there are still ways to put employers off at first sight...
Strapped for cash and tired of trying and failing to beat down the bank's doors? MT's handy quiz takes you through the exciting world of alternative finance.
Nester-Smith says her gift business is all about cheering people up - and that working mothers make the best employees.
Working with the public sector is often painted as an agonising process complicated by reams of red tape. It's not that bad, says Leon de Costa - but just in case, here are some tips.
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