Startup bosses in the UK are five times more likely to be female than in the US, a report claims.
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.
The founder of lingerie brand Ultimo gets into the zone with a diet of juices and tough training sessions.
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.
If leaders choose the right cause to campaign on, the results can be phenomenal for their brand, business and themselves
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.
Hyatt puts cash into Onefinestay's $40m fundraising, as some hotel groups cash in rather than compete with upstarts.
The budget airline boss thinks quotas are 'counter-productive', but PLCs should cast the net wider when hiring female directors.
Big strides have been made in boosting the number of women, but ethnic minorities are still few and far between.
Mike Ashley may not be accountable, but his retailer is still very successful - for now.
The retailer is reportedly working on a scheme called 'Sparks' to get more shoppers through the doors.
Double the proportion of men think they can advance in finance.
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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.
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.
POWER MUMS: The journalist and author is 'angrier but less vitriolic' now she has children.
From Netflix to Lego, start-ups to the FTSE 100, creativity can be found everywhere at the top of business.
Take credit, manage upwards and be visible.
The prime minister can't be complacent and has to trust and engage his MPs - much like big business bosses.
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.
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?
HOW I BEAT THE ODDS: The founder of Gourmet Gadgetry overcame conflicts, cash-flow problems and stock delays to find a recipe for success.
Nancy Cruickshank's MyShowcase is bringing direct sales into the modern age.
What can traditional hoteliers do to stop the trendy interloper turning their market upside down, asks Oliver Bennett.
Cutting Technologies has worked with world-famous artists and on the Olympics closing ceremony.
POWER MUMS: The controversial talking head thinks maternity leave should be unpaid and has had the social services checking up on her kids.
The newest dating app on the block is growing fast - but not as fast as its French founder predicted.
Two Daves and their cuts, Farage's potty-mouthed doppelganger O'Leary and Sturgeon's very own Stelios.
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.
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.
Julia Austin's Tyne Bank Brewery is one of Britain's fastest-growing beer companies.
Women are held to far higher standards over their appearance than men - especially in the workplace.
If you're an ambitious female businesswoman look no further.
The government wants companies to be more transparent about how much men and women earn.
The court found against her, but the former venture capitalist is fighting on.
PwC thinks older leaders and women are the most likely to be able to drive huge change.
The drinks giant slurps up hip London brewery Meantime. Could this be the beginning of the end for independent craft beer?
A winter profit of £7m isn't enough to stop shareholders worrying about French air traffic controllers.
It seems women's experience doesn't count for much in the jobs market.
The former Burberry CEO was reportedly paid a whopping $82.6m in 2014.
Live and breathe your business if you want to attract investment from the Dragon.
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?
The Tories want a referendum in 2017 but their opponents warn it could lead to catastrophe.
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.
Emily Brooke's Laserlight now sells in 50 different countries.
The British Heart Foundation wants workers to, ahem, stand up to heart disease.
The former Co-op boss has landed a deal with Idris Elba and taken back control of the brand's American operations.
Lord Davies' latest report is out and 23 FTSE 250 companies still don't have any women on their boards.
MPs making bankers sweat, Frozen 2 thaws Mattel shares, Jeremy Clarkson feeling the heat.
Older entrepreneurs, women and technological change have driven the increase in going it alone - not the recession.
The surge in women NEDs has been dampened by slow growth in executive numbers.
The telecoms giant is introducing a new minimum for paid maternity leave, which it hopes will help it to keep talented mothers.
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.
Severn Trent's Liv Garfield and Jacqueline Tammenoms Bakker will both leave the supermarket's board by Saturday.
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