By Rebecca Smith Tuesday, 28 June 2016
The executive chair of L1 Energy and former BP boss on how times have changed for inclusivity at work - though there's more to be done.
Individuals can take specific steps to feel more assured in their capabilities, though companies have responsibilities too.
Too many companies are still having trouble improving their gender balance - in spite of industry-wide calls for change.
EDITOR'S BLOG: A referendum is no way to decide an issue as complicated as Britain's relationship with Europe - and it has brought out the worst in us.
The co-founder of online education platform Coursera on what skills will get workers ahead in the future.
YOU LIVE & YOU LEARN: The father of team role theory explains why massive executive salaries and top down culture don't work.
The Project Saboteur...and How to Kill Him is a light-hearted read on people who ruin things at work - but some deeper insights would have been welcome.
MT at 50: The idea of the macho, authoritative leader has had its day. Say hello to collective teams, flatter organisations and more female influence.
Apparently, we hold female workers to higher ethical standards, which means we're tougher on them when they slip up.
Despite a lot of progress at board level, just one sixth of top roles are held by women.
A receptionist was sent home from a PwC office for refusing to change shoes, but it's not just sexism that's the problem here.
The tech firm co-founder won the Businesswoman of the Year award, while Propercorn's Cassandra Stavrou scooped a gong too.
Most self-made billionaires are entrepreneurs but there's still plenty of cash atop the corporate greasy pole.
The ecommerce site has made significant improvements to gender parity in its workforce.
Hurry, ladies. This is your last chance to enter 35 Women Under 35, MT's annual list of Britain's young female super-achievers.
Britain's most reputable businesses, family firms' fortunes, 'restrained' CEO pay.
It covers a whole range of issues, so employers need to make sure they're clued up and that employees know what action they can take.
Men in general may be more confident than women, but that can lead to a lack of awareness of how competent they actually are.
Alice Mrongovius on competitors' fighting talk and preserving an entrepreneurial culture amid rapid growth.
MT at 50: From the rise of the gig economy to 'bossless' environments, there will be a growth in flexibility in the years ahead. But with that comes less security and an end to the traditional career ladder.
Her children's toiletries brand Childs Farm is turning over £2.2m, but the entrepreneur has found work-life balance to be a myth.
Sandwiched between the board and the workers, middle managers are often derided from both sides. But, vital for everything from boosting productivity to raising morale, they deserve better. It's time to unleash their super powers.
The exec chair of P2P lender Kiva discusses how she's aiming to create opportunities for new businesses worldwide.
As more women try on their angel investor wings, the impact on the diversity of firms securing funding could be significant.
YOU LIVE & YOU LEARN: Lord Browne of Madingley, former CEO of BP, on being outed, resigning and why being a leader makes you public property.
Claudi & Fin's frozen yoghurt lollies have gone down a storm at Sainsbury's.
Managing people with disabilities doesn't have to be difficult, and the rewards can be significant.
Ex-military folk might need some initial support to get them up to speed with the business, but employers ignore them at their peril.
A year on from the introduction of SPL, parents who have tried the option discuss how it could change flexibility surrounding parental leave.
From halal ready meals to dating and Ramadan apps, the UK has seen a host of innovative businesses serving the Islamic community. We report on the entrepreneurs combining commerce with religion.
Speakers from MT's Inspiring Women Edinburgh conference discuss what they feel will get you ahead in STEM jobs.
Sophie Dekkers shared the airline CEO's advice on ditching the guilt as a working mother at MT's Inspiring Women Birmingham conference.
The managing director of VoucherCodes.co.uk on career breaks, 'date days' with her children and why computer science needs to get cooler.
It's 50 years since MT was first published, so we've trawled the archives to bring you some gems from times gone by. The third in our series: 2001-5.
UPDATE: Panamanian leaks have revealed some of the tricks the super-rich use to cut their tax bills. But what can we do about it?
WORKPLACE RIGHTS: New regulations mean businesses will have to publish data on female and male employees' pay.
Their male counterparts hear back from job interviews more frequently, but it's not all down to gender.
Internal hiring remains popular and many chief execs only have retail experience. But is that such a bad thing?
The senior MD of technology on why most women are better at networking than they think.
It was heralded as a big step forward in flexible working, but SPL hasn't taken off yet.
Competition and lack of contacts are perceived as barriers, but gender isn't much of a concern.
A select committee report has been pretty scathing in its review of government policy to improve gender equality in the workplace.
A bad Budget for Coca-Cola, shaking off stereotypes, Admiral CEO's parting gift.
Virgin Money's CEO on what's holding women back in finance.
The former test driver shares the challenges of climbing the ranks and why performance is power.
A panel at MT's Inspiring Women conference tackled some of the big questions, from unconscious bias to 'Tiara Syndrome.'
Music stores haven't fallen flat, more price war woes, Burberry turns Sherlock.
Big business has gone on a hiring spree for women non-execs over the last few years, but not for decision makers.
Is it merely a sign of people's desire for flexibility or a 'nightmare for workers' as the TUC claims?
Veuve Clicquot's Business Woman of the Year award is now in its 44th year, but the calibre of finalists is still just as impressive.
Female millennials are flying the flag for British entrepreneurialism, but it's not such a rosy picture for older business owners.
The boss of Supreme Creations and former '35 Women Under 35' star on blocking out sexism and why she went into business with her dad.
If Britain replicated Sweden's success on female participation in work, GDP could rise by 9%.
Research says closing the digital skills gap could be crucial, but it might take a while.
The ad man's menacing grey swans may have an upside.
Education secretary Nicky Morgan has announced that Britain's largest firms will be forced to publish data on their pay gaps.
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