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Britain's startups are 'much more diverse than Silicon Valley'

Britain's startups are 'much more diverse than Silicon Valley'

03 July 2015

Startup bosses in the UK are five times more likely to be female than in the US, a report claims.

 
 
'It has been a really amazing journey' - Michelle Mone reflects on 15 years of 35 Women Under 35

'It has been a really amazing journey' - Michelle Mone reflects on 15 years of 35 Women Under 35

03 July 2015

The Ultimo founder looks back on her time in business since she featured in the original 35 Women Under 35, ahead of this year's list being unveiled next week.

 
 
'I put on eight stone growing my business, but now I've lost it all' - Michelle Mone

'I put on eight stone growing my business, but now I've lost it all' - Michelle Mone

02 July 2015

The founder of lingerie brand Ultimo gets into the zone with a diet of juices and tough training sessions.

 
 
Why Heathrow got the backing of Gatwick's biggest customer

Why Heathrow got the backing of Gatwick's biggest customer

01 July 2015

Carolyn McCall has taken easyJet to new heights in her five years in charge. So what does the future hold for the low-cost airline? Slots at an expanded Heathrow? Matthew Gwyther spent a day with the CEO and her team to find out.

 
 
CEOs shouldn't shy away from showing they care

CEOs shouldn't shy away from showing they care

30 June 2015

If leaders choose the right cause to campaign on, the results can be phenomenal for their brand, business and themselves

 
 
'Climate change is like a religion... and I'm a believer' - Sara Bell

'Climate change is like a religion... and I'm a believer' - Sara Bell

29 June 2015

HOW I BEAT THE ODDS: The CEO of Tempus Energy has worked insane hours, changed the course of her business and learned how to take risks.

 
 
Hotels are bedding down with Airbnb rivals

Hotels are bedding down with Airbnb rivals

29 June 2015

Hyatt puts cash into Onefinestay's $40m fundraising, as some hotel groups cash in rather than compete with upstarts.

 
 

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easyJet's Carolyn McCall: 'Being introduced as a female FTSE CEO bothers me'

26 June 2015

The budget airline boss thinks quotas are 'counter-productive', but PLCs should cast the net wider when hiring female directors.

 

Britain's boards still have a massive diversity problem

22 June 2015

Big strides have been made in boosting the number of women, but ethnic minorities are still few and far between.

 

Sports Direct is in the relegation zone for corporate governance

16 June 2015

Mike Ashley may not be accountable, but his retailer is still very successful - for now.

 

M&S is late to the party with plans for a loyalty card

10 June 2015

The retailer is reportedly working on a scheme called 'Sparks' to get more shoppers through the doors.

 

Most young women in finance don't think they can make it to the top

09 June 2015

Double the proportion of men think they can advance in finance.

 

Tesco is giving unsold food to charity

04 June 2015

Dave Lewis has a feel-good plan to tackle food waste. Every little helps...

 
 

35 Women Under 35

35 Women Under 35: Meet your next boss MT's 2013 line-up of brilliant young talent are set to grab the helm of UK plc.

MT's 35 Women Under 35 2012: Migration Nation MT's list of young female high achievers in this Olympian year of all-comers is a vivid reflection of wider British enterprise, energised as it is by self-starters whose origins lie beyond our shores.

MT unveils its 35 women under 35 2011 JoJo Maman Bébé founder Laura Tenison joined this year's 35 under 35ers as they took to the terrace at Nomura's stunning City office.

35 Women Under 35 2010: Photoshoot Behind the scenes at the 35 Women Under 35 2010 photoshoot, featuring Jo Verdult, Nik Done, Tamara Rajah, Isabel Garvey, Alexia Inge and Kate Prince.

35 Women Under 35 2009: Photoshoot Behind the scenes at MT's 35 Women Under 35 2009. Featuring Savannah Miller, Jade Tong, Samantha Mangwana, Laura Stevenson, Ruth Amos and Kate Hampton.

35 Women Under 35 2008: Photoshoot Behind the scenes at the photoshoot of MT's 35 Women Under 35 2008. Featuring Emma Reynolds, Alix Pryde, Sara Berman, Alex Holt, Paulina Bozek and Sophie Chandauka.

'Going to prison completely changed my views of the people in there' - Vicky Pryce

'Going to prison completely changed my views of the people in there' - Vicky Pryce

26 June 2015

YOU LIVE AND YOU LEARN: The chief economic adviser at CEBR and ex-wife of disgraced former cabinet minister Chris Huhne on life after jail, sexist work culture and why Europe needs to give Greece a hand.

 
 
Zoe Williams: 'I'd choose the school play over interviewing Barack Obama'

Zoe Williams: 'I'd choose the school play over interviewing Barack Obama'

23 June 2015

POWER MUMS: The journalist and author is 'angrier but less vitriolic' now she has children.

 
 
10 of the most creative CEOs

10 of the most creative CEOs

17 June 2015

From Netflix to Lego, start-ups to the FTSE 100, creativity can be found everywhere at the top of business.

 
 
Three tips for women wanting to get promoted

Three tips for women wanting to get promoted

04 June 2015

Take credit, manage upwards and be visible.

 
 
What David Cameron can learn from FTSE 100 CEOs

What David Cameron can learn from FTSE 100 CEOs

01 June 2015

The prime minister can't be complacent and has to trust and engage his MPs - much like big business bosses.

 
 
Tech start-ups lead Lebanon out of the rubble

Tech start-ups lead Lebanon out of the rubble

28 May 2015

Dynamic young Lebanese entrepreneurs are transforming a country that's been through some very tough times in recent decades - and the UK is helping them.

 
 
Tennis becomes a global player

Tennis becomes a global player

27 May 2015

From Wimbledon to the ATP World Tour Finals there's big money in the pro game now. But can the UK sport keep growing without nurturing its grass roots?

 
 
'My co-founder and I were constantly at loggerheads' - Lisa Scott

'My co-founder and I were constantly at loggerheads' - Lisa Scott

26 May 2015

HOW I BEAT THE ODDS: The founder of Gourmet Gadgetry overcame conflicts, cash-flow problems and stock delays to find a recipe for success.

 
 
Meet the entrepreneur helping hundreds of women start their own businesses

Meet the entrepreneur helping hundreds of women start their own businesses

22 May 2015

Nancy Cruickshank's MyShowcase is bringing direct sales into the modern age.

 
 
Airbnb: The upstart that's here to stay

Airbnb: The upstart that's here to stay

21 May 2015

What can traditional hoteliers do to stop the trendy interloper turning their market upside down, asks Oliver Bennett.

 
 
Meet the entrepreneurs flying the flag for South Yorkshire steel

Meet the entrepreneurs flying the flag for South Yorkshire steel

15 May 2015

Cutting Technologies has worked with world-famous artists and on the Olympics closing ceremony.

 
 
Katie Hopkins: 'Stay-at-home mums are anti-working women'

Katie Hopkins: 'Stay-at-home mums are anti-working women'

13 May 2015

POWER MUMS: The controversial talking head thinks maternity leave should be unpaid and has had the social services checking up on her kids.

 
 
Happn: The 'missed connections' dating app taking on Tinder

Happn: The 'missed connections' dating app taking on Tinder

05 May 2015

The newest dating app on the block is growing fast - but not as fast as its French founder predicted.

 
 
General Election 2015: If party leaders were CEOs

General Election 2015: If party leaders were CEOs

01 May 2015

Two Daves and their cuts, Farage's potty-mouthed doppelganger O'Leary and Sturgeon's very own Stelios.

 
 
'The advertising industry is nothing like Mad Men' - Cilla Snowball

'The advertising industry is nothing like Mad Men' - Cilla Snowball

28 April 2015

The group chairman and group CEO of AMV BBDO finds inspiration in John Paul Getty's 'rise early, work hard, strike oil' and is proudest of being a mum of three.

 
 
Côte D'Ivoire's Green Revolution

Côte D'Ivoire's Green Revolution

28 April 2015

In spite of its huge agricultural potential, sub-Saharan Africa is a net food importer. But now, thanks to investment and training, farmers are starting to increase their yields.

 
 
Meet the former chemical engineer who's brewing up a storm

Meet the former chemical engineer who's brewing up a storm

24 April 2015

Julia Austin's Tyne Bank Brewery is one of Britain's fastest-growing beer companies.

 
 
Ladies, what's your work wardrobe style?

Ladies, what's your work wardrobe style?

24 April 2015

Women are held to far higher standards over their appearance than men - especially in the workplace.

 
 
10 tips for women aiming for the top of business

10 tips for women aiming for the top of business

24 April 2015

If you're an ambitious female businesswoman look no further.

 
 
Workplace rights: Gender pay gap reporting

Workplace rights: Gender pay gap reporting

24 April 2015

The government wants companies to be more transparent about how much men and women earn.

 
 

Ellen Pao appeals in sex discrimination case that rocked Silicon Valley

02 June 2015

The court found against her, but the former venture capitalist is fighting on.

 

Leadership styles: Only 8% of leaders are 'transformational'

18 May 2015

PwC thinks older leaders and women are the most likely to be able to drive huge change.

 

Why SABMiller is buying craft brewer Meantime

15 May 2015

The drinks giant slurps up hip London brewery Meantime. Could this be the beginning of the end for independent craft beer?

 

EasyJet shares tank despite best first half profit since 2002

12 May 2015

A winter profit of £7m isn't enough to stop shareholders worrying about French air traffic controllers.

 

Apparently recruiters favour men with 'potential' over experienced women

07 May 2015

It seems women's experience doesn't count for much in the jobs market.

 

Apple's Angela Ahrendts is the best-paid female executive in America

06 May 2015

The former Burberry CEO was reportedly paid a whopping $82.6m in 2014.

 

How to pitch to Dragons' Den's Sarah Willingham

27 April 2015

Live and breathe your business if you want to attract investment from the Dragon.

 

35 Women Under 35: Be part of this year's list

07 April 2015

MT is scouring the land for the country's brightest young businesswomen. Have you got what it takes to be part of our '35 Women Under 35' list?

 

Politicians can't agree if an EU vote would be good for business

07 April 2015

The Tories want a referendum in 2017 but their opponents warn it could lead to catastrophe.

 

M&S shares are at a seven-year high

02 April 2015

The department store's clothes sales are up for the first time in four years, apparently thanks to a suede skirt - which isn't even out yet.

 

Bike light startup Blaze scoops £1m investment

30 March 2015

Emily Brooke's Laserlight now sells in 50 different countries.

 

Britain's workers are 'sitting down too much'

27 March 2015

The British Heart Foundation wants workers to, ahem, stand up to heart disease.

 

Sutherland unveils plans to put the super back into Supergroup

26 March 2015

The former Co-op boss has landed a deal with Idris Elba and taken back control of the brand's American operations.

 

FTSE 100 boards are now nearly 25% women

25 March 2015

Lord Davies' latest report is out and 23 FTSE 250 companies still don't have any women on their boards.

 

10 things we learned this week

13 March 2015

MPs making bankers sweat, Frozen 2 thaws Mattel shares, Jeremy Clarkson feeling the heat.

 

Why the rise in self-employment isn't all that bad

12 March 2015

Older entrepreneurs, women and technological change have driven the increase in going it alone - not the recession.

 

Britain failing to get women on boards

09 March 2015

The surge in women NEDs has been dampened by slow growth in executive numbers.

 

Vodafone goes mum-friendly

06 March 2015

The telecoms giant is introducing a new minimum for paid maternity leave, which it hopes will help it to keep talented mothers.

 

Is gender equality at work improving?

03 March 2015

The UK rises to 14th in PwC's Women in Work index, while women now sit on the boards of 57% of large companies. Hurray, but there's clearly a long way to go.

 

Two NEDs say 'bye bye' to Tesco

26 February 2015

Severn Trent's Liv Garfield and Jacqueline Tammenoms Bakker will both leave the supermarket's board by Saturday.

 
 

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