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Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay'

Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay'

By Jack Torrance Thursday, 30 October 2014

Cook has spoken openly about his sexuality for the first time.

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Victoria Beckham heads Britain's Top 100 Entrepreneurs 2014

Victoria Beckham heads Britain's Top 100 Entrepreneurs 2014

By Philip Beresford Sunday, 26 October 2014

The fashion designer formerly known as Posh Spice tops MT's list recognising Britain's most successful entrepreneurs in everything from cloud computing to metal bashing.

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Should Sodastream have pulled out of the West Bank?

Should Sodastream have pulled out of the West Bank?

30 October 2014

Companies can't separate themselves from the political arena in which they operate.

 
 
Heathrow vs Gatwick: It's getting scrappy

Heathrow vs Gatwick: It's getting scrappy

30 October 2014

The claws come out in the new runway debate as the Airports Commission prepares to begin its public consultation.

 
 
Future Fifty tech companies: A mixed first year

Future Fifty tech companies: A mixed first year

30 October 2014

The Government scheme for growing tech companies has had varied results.

 
 
Barclays finds a £500m forex skeleton in its closet

Barclays finds a £500m forex skeleton in its closet

30 October 2014

The bank is still sorting out its legacy issues - but it's getting there.

 
 
Tesco is under criminal investigation by the SFO

Tesco is under criminal investigation by the SFO

29 October 2014

The Serious Fraud Office is now probing the supermarket's seemingly never-ending accounting scandal.

 
 
All aboard, comrades! Labour fires up rail renationalisation plan

All aboard, comrades! Labour fires up rail renationalisation plan

29 October 2014

Labour MP Andy Sawford's bill signals the party's ready to renationalise the railways. Sort of.

 
 
Workless households have fallen to a record low

Workless households have fallen to a record low

29 October 2014

Families with no adults in work now account for 15.9% of all households.

 
 
One comment cost RBC a slice of Alibaba's $25bn IPO

One comment cost RBC a slice of Alibaba's $25bn IPO

29 October 2014

Talk ain't cheap for the Canadian bank, but can you put a price on 'integrity'?

 
 
BSkyB targets yoofs with £4m video startup investment

BSkyB targets yoofs with £4m video startup investment

29 October 2014

The media giant is backing Whistle, a sports video website aimed at 'millenials'.

 
 
Next's warm weather profit warning will send shivers down the high street

Next's warm weather profit warning will send shivers down the high street

29 October 2014

If unseasonable warmth really is to blame for clothes-sellers' woes, maybe they should hedge against the weather.

 
 
And the UK's commuting hub is... London!

And the UK's commuting hub is... London!

28 October 2014

One map shows how the capital distorts the country's daily commute.

 
 
Ex-Man United player Louis Saha launches social network for sports stars

Ex-Man United player Louis Saha launches social network for sports stars

28 October 2014

The French footballer isn't after a quiet retirement.

 
 
Ritzy cinema could sack 20% of staff after living wage campaign

Ritzy cinema could sack 20% of staff after living wage campaign

28 October 2014

Picturehouse Cinemas and its parent Cineworld risk provoking outrage with the controversial decision.

 
 
Bank of England's Minouche Shafik warns the City's 'bad apples'

Bank of England's Minouche Shafik warns the City's 'bad apples'

28 October 2014

BoE deputy governor Minouche Shafik says bankers' bad behaviour isn't due to just a few 'bad apples'. Is that the sound of the City gulping?

 
 
House prices are falling - even in London

House prices are falling - even in London

28 October 2014

Land Registry data shows house prices fell 0.2% in England and Wales in August.

 
 
#PutinProblems: BP profits plunge as Russian sanctions bite and oil prices tumble

#PutinProblems: BP profits plunge as Russian sanctions bite and oil prices tumble

28 October 2014

The oil major's Russian investments are turning decidedly chilly as sanctions drag on.

 
 
Lloyds plans to cut 9,000 jobs: How do the other banks compare?

Lloyds plans to cut 9,000 jobs: How do the other banks compare?

28 October 2014

The taxpayer-backed bank today confirmed reports that 9,000 staff and 150 branches will be slashed.

 
 
Britain lags behind European rivals in innovation spending race

Britain lags behind European rivals in innovation spending race

28 October 2014

Germany and France each spend more on R&D than the UK.

 
 
Will King ends King of Shaves reign after 21 years

Will King ends King of Shaves reign after 21 years

27 October 2014

The entrepreneur is stepping aside as suitors woo his company.

 
 
Beyoncé falls Crazy in Love with Topshop

Beyoncé falls Crazy in Love with Topshop

27 October 2014

The megastar is launching a joint fashion venture with Arcadia boss Sir Philip Green.

 
 

Features

Denise Kingsmill: Could you be an entrepreneur?

30 October 2014

Starting a business has never been more fashionable, but how many of us have what it takes?

 

Steven Pinker's The Sense of Style will get grammar pedants' knickers in a twist

30 October 2014

The author is refreshingly dismissive of some long-hallowed 'rules' of good writing, says Chris West.

 

How to Speak Money: high finance demystified

30 October 2014

With a novelist's care for language, this author unpicks the weasel words of business and economics - and has fun while he does so, says Stefan Stern.

 

I'm retired and need a challenge. Any suggestions?

30 October 2014

I am 55 and sold my company two years ago. Now I am bored out of my mind. How can I get back into business?

 

How to stop your company doing a Tesco

30 October 2014

BUSINESS CLASSIC: Read this book to stop your company going the same way as RBS or Lehman Brothers, says Stefan Stern.

 

Gatwick's Stewart Wingate is confident he'll get the new London runway

30 October 2014

THE MT INTERVIEW: Gatwick's CEO is lobbying hard for the green light to build London's new runway. Has he made locals an offer they can't refuse?

 

'It's amazing, like a shower for your insides' - Nadja Swarovski

29 October 2014

MY LIFE/STYLE: Swarovski's global head of design talks trampolines, Warhol and cucumber smoothies.

 

'PR's such a flaky industry' - Claire Kent & Bill Byrne, Iffley Road

29 October 2014

HOW WE BEAT THE ODDS: Building a luxury running gear brand was harder than this couple expected.

 

Luke Johnson: Happiness, like success, is relative

29 October 2014

Working with the super-rich left my friend's father discontented with his merely affluent existence.

 

How Google Works is a must-read for any tech entrepreneur

29 October 2014

The authors had to relearn everything they knew about management when they joined the search giant. But have they fallen for their own hype, wonders Rob Goffee.

 

'Sir Alex Ferguson is a man of fierce intellect'

29 October 2014

AUTHOR Q&A: The former Man U football coach on what we can learn from one of Britain's great managers.

 

Roma Agrawal's top three reads

29 October 2014

The structural engineer worked on the Shard and was in MT's 35 Women Under 35 last year, but she still likes playing with - and reading about - Lego.

 

Where does the word 'hedge' come from?

28 October 2014

WORDS-WORTH: Dig around the business lexicon for the origins of the word 'hedge'.

 

Workplace Rights: Shared parental leave

28 October 2014

Next year fathers will gain new rights to parental leave. But will they get enhanced maternity pay too?

 

KFC-owner Yum! is now eyeing up India

28 October 2014

The owner of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell now has more outlets than McDonald's. But has it had its chips in China?

 

Does management have 'immutable laws' like science?

28 October 2014

The 'management physics' analogy really caught on. But does it make any sense?

 

Howard Davies: Jakarta welcomes Cara Delevingne

28 October 2014

MT DIARY: Floating airport in the Seine, anyone? Time for George Osborne to be very afraid.

 

A sad love letter to the Iron Lady

28 October 2014

While Mrs Thatcher's PR supremo can't quite shake off his old dissembling habits, a mixture of hero worship, scorn and vulnerability makes for an enjoyable read, says Robert Phillips

 
 

The MT Interview

Taking on Sky at its own game: BT chief executive Gavin Patterson

Taking on Sky at its own game: BT chief executive Gavin Patterson

By Andrew Davidson Friday, 29 August 2014

THE MT INTERVIEW: BT's bold move into TV football wrongfooted deadly rival BSkyB. Now its boss is planning a similar shake-up in the mobile market. And, with his new focus on the customer, he might just pull it off.


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