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This Middle Earth-inspired video is the latest in an increasingly long line of hip-and-hilarious safety films.
So Tesco chairman Richard Broadbent has handed in his Clubcard and his red and white striped jersey. Who will take over?
HOW TO GET THE MOST FROM YOUR EMPLOYEES: Flexible working can be fun and freeing or dreary and dispiriting - the difference is mostly down to management.
The estate agent blamed disappointing results on a 'sharp slowing' in the capital's property market.
Bad news for Britain's second largest department store chain today, as pre-tax profits fall to £105.8m.
The regulator should have never allowed Reverend Paul Flowers to chair the bank in the first place, according to the Treasury select committee.
The taxpayer-backed bank is shifting towards a more digital model.
Customers can use the virtual currency in 30 of the retailer's 265 UK stores.
If you're an older, part-time female worker in a low paid job, the odds are stacked against you getting out of it.
The challenger bank is attracting large numbers of small businesses.
HOW TO GET THE MOST FROM YOUR EMPLOYEES: What is the best way to make sure there are enough people - but not too many - to do the job?
The MPC split 7-2 again over interest rates, but a rise looks further away than ever.
Big stores are out and convenience is in, according to Waitrose boss Mark Price. And watch out for the rise of the 'flexitarians'.
The home improvement chain has been hit by a falling interest in DIY.
After bailing out of the Co-operative Group, Euan Sutherland will be hoping SuperGroup is rather more super.
Moya Greene also said female leaders needed to mentor young women and drive change.
The head of UKFI made the revelation at a treasury select committee hearing today.
The Microsoft boss says he has been 'lucky' with his pay. He might not say the same about women anymore...
HOW TO GET THE MOST FROM YOUR EMPLOYEES: If you're too ill for the office but well enough to log on at home, are you present or absent from work?
China's economy expanded a measly 7.3% in the third quarter, putting it on track to miss its annual targets. But should you be worried?
The founders of Chosen Bun wanted to prove their burger could go boldly where no burger has gone before.
Looking to get your products on screen? Here's how NOT to do it.
Networking is inauthentic - real business relationships can't be taught, argues Dominic Hiatt.
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INSPIRING WOMEN: The boss of Discovery Networks UK & Ireland on work/life balance and why she never plays the gender card.
Tech companies have a gender problem and frozen attitudes aren't going to fix it, argues Gloria Moss.
MT EXPERT: Figure out what you want from feedback and don't get defensive, says Claire Bremner.
Two former City traders are on a mission to make private company shares more liquid.
INSPIRING WOMEN: The Decoded co-founder on scrapping the male culture of business, launching in Hawaii and why she loves Spanx.
LAUNCHPAD: Blippar co-founder and CEO Rish Mitra talks work-life balance (or lack of), augmented reality and putting his face on the £20 note.
MT EXPERT: Get to know clients ahead of time and prepare for tough questions, says Scott Keyser.
Banks shouldn't be bashed over business lending - small firms are actually spoilt for choice, argues Seneca Partners' Nick Leitch.
If you're a female entrepreneur with kids, don't fall into the trap of using them as an excuse, Natasha Courtenay-Smith.
If you're promoted to the top of the pile, don't forsake the very qualities that got you there, says A Very Good Company founder Natalie Campbell.
SmartMat and Yoogaia are giving the ancient meditation system a technological twist. 'YogaTech' anyone...?
MY STYLE: The Mountain Warehouse boss takes us through some of his favourite things, including organising Glastonbury for dogs.
The smallest changes can make the biggest differences, says Robert Cialdini
POWER MUMS: The litigation lawyer talks about missing her children's first steps and why she decided against private school.
The MT Interview
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.
The fashion retailer reported a 27% increase in sales today.
Guy Mucklow, CEO and co-founder of Postcode Anywhere talks about growing his business on a shoestring and the importance of 'scaleups'.
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