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Magnetic lifts set for horizontal launch

Magnetic lifts set for horizontal launch

ThyssenKrupp unveils the elevator of the future (sort of).

 
House price growth is the slowest it's been this year

House price growth is the slowest it's been this year

28 November 2014

Nationwide said house prices grew by 0.3% this month.

 
 
Drax and Intergen fined £39m for not insulating enough lofts

Drax and Intergen fined £39m for not insulating enough lofts

28 November 2014

The lights are about to go out and Ofgem is trying to look muscular and settle scores.

 
 
Investment in London fintech firms trebled this year

Investment in London fintech firms trebled this year

28 November 2014

Boris Johnson hailed the capital's place at the 'forefront of financial innovation.'

 
 
Three of Tesco's suspended execs have now quit

Three of Tesco's suspended execs have now quit

28 November 2014

Heads were always going to roll for the £263m accounting scandal.

 
 
Britain sucked into Black Friday hole

Britain sucked into Black Friday hole

28 November 2014

Black Friday could break UK shopping records today, but it better make the most of it while it lasts. Cyber Monday 2.0 is coming...

 
 
Bob Diamond plans to cash in as banks leave Africa

Bob Diamond plans to cash in as banks leave Africa

27 November 2014

The former Barclay's boss wants to build the continent's biggest finance group.

 
 
Which firms gain from the oil price slump?

Which firms gain from the oil price slump?

27 November 2014

Brent crude drops to $76 a barrel ahead of the OPEC conference. That's a good thing, right?

 
 
East Coast director: 'Businesses should be run by the private sector'

East Coast director: 'Businesses should be run by the private sector'

27 November 2014

MT ARCHIVE: With the East Coast main line franchise awarded to Stagecoach and Virgin trains today, MT looks back at its commercial director Peter Williams' case for privatisation.

 
 
GSK's Ebola vaccine breakthrough is a PR win

GSK's Ebola vaccine breakthrough is a PR win

27 November 2014

Every big drug company worth its salt wants to find a cure for the virus.

 
 
Poundland's quids in as sales jump 15%

Poundland's quids in as sales jump 15%

27 November 2014

The discount retailer now serves five million customers every week.

 
 
Terry Leahy: Tesco et al can win from the middle

Terry Leahy: Tesco et al can win from the middle

26 November 2014

The big supermarkets haven't done enough to respond to customers, according to Tesco's feted former boss.

 
 
Spotify is in trouble

Spotify is in trouble

26 November 2014

The music streaming service's massive growth doesn't make up for profit problems.

 
 
Juncker's '£250bn' EU rescue plan explained

Juncker's '£250bn' EU rescue plan explained

26 November 2014

The European Commission president announces a major new investment, but how much is hot air?

 
 
Uber could be worth an uber $40bn

Uber could be worth an uber $40bn

26 November 2014

The taxi startup may have more than doubled in value since June. What controversy?

 
 
BG slammed for new CEO's 'inflammatory' £25m pay deal

BG slammed for new CEO's 'inflammatory' £25m pay deal

26 November 2014

The IoD's Simon Walker said the news was a 'red rag' to anti-capitalists ahead of the general election.

 
 
Thomas Cook boss Harriet Green quits despite transformation 'absolutely not done'

Thomas Cook boss Harriet Green quits despite transformation 'absolutely not done'

26 November 2014

The travel company's chief exec told MT's Inspiring Women conference last week that the company's turnaround would take around six years, not two.

 
 
Susanna Dinnage: 'You know in your gut when you're in the right job'

Susanna Dinnage: 'You know in your gut when you're in the right job'

25 November 2014

The boss of Discovery Networks UK advises women to understand what makes them happy at work.

 
 
FIFA looks set to lose its £178m Sony sponsorship

FIFA looks set to lose its £178m Sony sponsorship

25 November 2014

World football's governing body has been hit by sponsor woes in the wake of the Qatar report.

 
 
Twitter's CFO accidentally tweets its secret M&A plan

Twitter's CFO accidentally tweets its secret M&A plan

25 November 2014

Finance chief Anthony Noto mistakenly tweets a private message about a mysterious takeover. Lol.

 
 
Argos is going Underground

Argos is going Underground

25 November 2014

The catalogue King is relinquishing its paper crown for click and collect.

 
 

Entrepreneurs

Mind Candy loses its head over shift to mobile gaming

14 November 2014

The fall of Moshi Monsters is the latest example of a gaming company struggling to repeat a one-hit wonder.

 

Britain's Top 100 Entrepreneurs 2014: No. 91= - Nigel Piercey, CliniMed

26 October 2014

The healthcare entrepreneur is worth £175m.

 

Britain's Top 100 Entrepreneurs 2014: No. 57 - Tim Steiner, Ocado

26 October 2014

The online retail entrepreneur is worth £90m.

 

Britain's Top 100 Entrepreneurs 2014: No. 1 - Victoria Beckham

26 October 2014

The Spice girl turned fashion entrepreneur is worth £210m.

 

Britain's Top 100 Entrepreneurs 2014: No. 34= - Ayman Asfari, Petrofac

26 October 2014

The oil services entrepreneur is worth £750m.

 

Britain's Top 100 Entrepreneurs 2014: No. 99 - Rajbir Singh Manak, Akaal

26 October 2014

The construction entrepreneur is worth £45m.

 

Britain's Top 100 Entrepreneurs 2014: No. 68 - Gregory Darling, Gardline

26 October 2014

The offshore services entrepreneur is worth £205m.

 

Britain's Top 100 Entrepreneurs 2014: No. 67 - Ian & Nicola Warhurst, Melett

26 October 2014

The car parts entrepreneurs are worth £73m.

 

Britain's Top 100 Entrepreneurs 2014: No. 34= - Graeme and Yvonne Brooks, Avtrade

26 October 2014

The aviation entrepreneurs are worth £75m.

 

Britain's Top 100 Entrepreneurs 2014: No. 34= - Zuber and Mohsin Issa, Euro Garages

26 October 2014

The petrol station entrepreneurs are worth £100m.

 
 

Advice

Six tips for changing career

28 November 2014

MT EXPERT: Many people chowing down at Christmas will start thinking about a change of career in the New Year, but how do you avoid jumping out of the frying pan and into the fire?

 

Three dos and don'ts for women who want to get onto the board

07 November 2014

MT EXPERT: Practice, network with your goal in mind and never, ever say sorry, says CMI chief executive Ann Francke.

 

Is Nasa right to keep outsourcing rocket launches?

31 October 2014

MT EXPERT: Despite the explosion this week, Nasa shouldn't jump into bringing them back in-house, says Renaud Durand.

 

How to take criticism on the chin

17 October 2014

MT EXPERT: Figure out what you want from feedback and don't get defensive, says Claire Bremner.

 

7 ways to bid for contracts and win

10 October 2014

MT EXPERT: Get to know clients ahead of time and prepare for tough questions, says Scott Keyser.

 

Why LGBT equality is a business no-brainer - and what you can do to support it

03 October 2014

MT EXPERT: Training, tackling unconscious bias and setting up an LGBT network will help your staff be their very best, says Stonewall chair Jan Gooding.

 

The pros & cons of startup incubators

26 September 2014

MT EXPERT: If you're after networking and advice an accelerator can be invaluable, but do you really want to give up equity?

 

Workplace Rights: Holiday pay claims

23 September 2014

Important cases are pending before tribunals and courts concerning workers' statutory holiday pay. In particular, should it be calculated to include overtime and commission?

 

Intrapreneurship: What's the big idea?

23 September 2014

How we can preserve 'skunk works' from the dead hand of corporate conformity

 

How to manage your boss

23 September 2014

You've had a new boss for a few months and you don't really click. He or she is aloof, you keep getting things wrong and it feels as if your contribution isn't valued. What can be done?

 
 

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