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Amazon is paying Clarkson £10m

Amazon is paying Clarkson £10m

The former Top Gear presenter is set to get a 1,000% pay rise for joining Amazon's new car show.

 
Google strikes back at the EU

Google strikes back at the EU

28 August 2015

The search giant categorically denies the European Commission's claims that it's abusing monopoly powers.

 
 
Missing a beat: Apple loses key music exec

Missing a beat: Apple loses key music exec

28 August 2015

Ian Rogers has reportedly left the tech giant only two months after launching the Beats1 online radio station.

 
 
Manufacturers want less 'green tape'

Manufacturers want less 'green tape'

27 August 2015

Environmental regulations are weighing heavily on businesses, says manufacturers' association EEF.

 
 
Organised labour still has the power to throw a spanner in the works

Organised labour still has the power to throw a spanner in the works

27 August 2015

Strike action by London Underground workers has delayed introduction of the Night Tube.

 
 
Net migration has hit a record high

Net migration has hit a record high

27 August 2015

The IoD has criticised the government's 'bizarre and unachievable' target, but it probably won't listen.

 
 
Why the McWhopper was a delicious idea

Why the McWhopper was a delicious idea

27 August 2015

McDonald's boss Steve Easterbrook mishandles Burger King's 'peace offering'.

 
 
Why Sainsbury's is giving its staff an inflation-busting pay boost

Why Sainsbury's is giving its staff an inflation-busting pay boost

27 August 2015

The supermarket needs to repair its brand after a price war of attrition.

 
 
Look like your interviewer? You'll probably get the job

Look like your interviewer? You'll probably get the job

26 August 2015

Hard luck if you're female, ethnic minority and working class.

 
 
China: a classic case of overreaction?

China: a classic case of overreaction?

26 August 2015

China cuts interest rates to stabilise its volatile economy, leading some to call for a return to QE in the west.

 
 
YouTube is getting into gaming in a big way

YouTube is getting into gaming in a big way

26 August 2015

The video site is launching its new games app tomorrow in a big to compete with Amazon's Twitch.

 
 
Paddy Power and Betfair bet the farm on merger

Paddy Power and Betfair bet the farm on merger

26 August 2015

The Irish joker and dotcom young 'un are booming while their industry flounders.

 
 
Martin Sorrell is gloomy about 'grey swans'

Martin Sorrell is gloomy about 'grey swans'

26 August 2015

Those pesky geopolitical birds are spoiling the ad man's fun again.

 
 
Will Aldi eat Tesco?

Will Aldi eat Tesco?

25 August 2015

The discounters continue to gobble up market share, but the worst may be over - for some of the Big Four at least.

 
 
Poundland's 99p Stores takeover has finally been approved

Poundland's 99p Stores takeover has finally been approved

25 August 2015

The regulator's decision has been a long time coming - and is still not 100% confirmed.

 
 
Female managers aren't 'working for free' - but they are missing out on promotions

Female managers aren't 'working for free' - but they are missing out on promotions

25 August 2015

Women in management are paid 22% less on average than their male counterparts. Not cool.

 
 
Is your company pioneering the use of wearable tech?

Is your company pioneering the use of wearable tech?

24 August 2015

The wearable revolution isn't all Fitbits, Misfits and Apple Watches. Enter the new Wearables at Work awards, to celebrate less shiny but equally important wearable innovations.

 
 
What impact will China's stock market collapse have on UK business?

What impact will China's stock market collapse have on UK business?

24 August 2015

China's equities enter freefall, but fears of a global economic doomsday are premature.

 
 
Jeremy Corbyn would consider sacking Bank of England governor and breaking up Murdoch's empire

Jeremy Corbyn would consider sacking Bank of England governor and breaking up Murdoch's empire

24 August 2015

Also on the Labour leaders frontrunner's agenda? 'Right to buy' for private homes.

 
 
Silicon Roundabout's boards are less diverse than the FTSE 100

Silicon Roundabout's boards are less diverse than the FTSE 100

24 August 2015

Just 18% of the east London tech hub's directors are women.

 
 
Deloitte's gender pay gap is 17.8%

Deloitte's gender pay gap is 17.8%

24 August 2015

But when job grade is taken into account the gulf is just 1.5%.

 
 

Entrepreneurs

Meet the fashion entrepreneur who turned tragedy into triumph

28 August 2015

Maggie Smart launched Folk with her brother after their parents passed away.

 

Five options for exiting your business

28 August 2015

Sell, close or pass down to the kids? All have their pros and cons, says Jo Haigh.

 

Why old media can still beat new media

28 August 2015

EVERYTHING YOU KNOW ABOUT BUSINESS IS WRONG: In a crowded online marketing arena, using traditional advertising can be your best bet for getting noticed.

 

What's an ex-British diplomat doing heading Tata in Europe?

26 August 2015

THE MT INTERVIEW: With the task of bringing some unity to a business that has brands as diverse as Jaguar Land Rover, Tetley Tea and Taj Hotels, David Landsman is going to need all the skills he gained as a diplomat.

 

'I can do three to four days without booze and managed three months last year' - Jonathan Downey

26 August 2015

The bar owner, serial entrepreneur and king of street food collects claret, drinks craft beer and spent his summer in California.

 

Upcycled London Underground trains could be back at work on the railways

25 August 2015

Converting old tube trains for use on regional rail routes may sound like an eccentric idea, but Vivarail's Adrian Shooter thinks he's on the right track.

 

Will the Trade Union Bill stop strikes?

25 August 2015

WORKPLACE RIGHTS: The Bill is clamping down on industrial action with new strike ballot rules.

 

Why it matters how your business is owned

24 August 2015

From PLCs and private equity to crowdfunding and co-operatives, there are now so many ways to run a company it's hard to know which way to turn. We navigate the ownership maze.

 

How to hand your business over to the next generation

21 August 2015

Passing on a company is more complicated than just handing over the keys.

 

Britain's 'Uber for private jets' is taking flight

21 August 2015

Victor has raised more than £16m and is heading across the Atlantic.

 
 

Advice

Is it time to find a new job?

25 August 2015

Feeling restless at work after the summer holidays? Here's how to decide if you should stay or go.

 

My CEO is acting strangely and I'm worried the business is heading for trouble. What should I do?

24 August 2015

Your CEO is in need of help - have a quiet word with your chairman, says Jeremy Bullmore.

 

I'm an intern but I need to start earning - how do I persuade the company to take me on?

20 August 2015

Soldier on for a few more months and then be quite resolute about being taken on as a paid employee. If you have to go at least you'll have some more experience under your belt, says Jeremy Bullmore.

 

How to hire workers from outside the EU

14 August 2015

The process for recruiting an overseas worker is complex and could take as long as six months.

 

Should you do an MSc or an MBA?

06 August 2015

Much like the choice between economy and business class flights, both degrees can get you to the same destination. So what's the difference?

 

How to select the perfect adviser to help sell your business

30 July 2015

Chemistry, experience and people skills are crucial when selling a business, says Jo Haigh.

 

My son doesn't want to go to university - he thinks he'll do better starting work. Is he right?

08 July 2015

If he knows what the wants to do with his life, let him get on with it. Forcing him to study for three years will just make him resentful, says Jeremy Bullmore.

 

My new boss has complained about my messy desk. Should I tidy it or ignore her?

07 July 2015

Make sure it doesn't make colleague's lives more difficult and then have a chat with your boss, says Jeremy Bullmore.

 

How to be a better leader

02 July 2015

Seven simple ways to maximise your leadership potential.

 

One of my recruits has become a shirker: what can I do?

01 July 2015

Don't let this drag on - begin a formal process of potential dismissal, says Jeremy Bullmore.

 
 

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