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By Adam Gale Thursday, 05 May 2016
Of course BT will invest in ultrafast broadband... so long as Ofcom leaves Openreach well alone.
Peter Harris and Angus Thirlwell have floated the company today at a value of £167m. Will it be able to avoid the mistakes of Thorntons?
UPDATE: The German low-cost supermarkets have now conquered well over 10% of the market, with little sign of a respite for the traditional grocers.
Steve Jobs's anointed successor has a big challenge on his hands.
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.
Crystal meth and near-death can't compete with PPI and Libor.
UPDATE: The WPP boss is used to shareholder revolts over his salary - but Sorrell says it's all justifiable because he's worth it.
Facebook's mobile revenues increase 82% year on year. Does this give the social network the edge over Google?
The Swedish manufacturer is planning to test as many as 100 semi-autonomous vehicles on Britain's roads.
The inventor has announced a surprise move into the haircare industry.
Hurry, ladies. This is your last chance to enter 35 Women Under 35, MT's annual list of Britain's young female super-achievers.
Cheeky Panda wants to save 'millions of trees'.
CEO Reed Hastings is on a mission to dominate the world's TV watching with his streaming service.
'Nuclear Winters' is busy wielding the axe at StanChart, but he made his name as Jamie Dimon's number two at JP Morgan and has a mean falsetto.
Saving accounts from the vampire squid - whatever next.
The chain is another nail in the coffin of the mediocre mid-market
Prince's passing has set another bunch of social media managers up for a fall.
The car maker has increased the amount put aside to cope with the crisis to £12.7bn.
What goes up must come down, but Larry Page, Sergey Brin and Eric Schmidt have other ideas.
Food companies are always keen to trumpet their ethical credentials - why doesn't the apparel industry follow suit?
The very sight of a PowerPoint slide may be enough to bring you out in hives, but there are things you can do to calm those presentation nerves.
Employee engagement isn't all about novelty chairs and free fruit smoothies. Get back to basics, say Marc Bishop and Sharon Crooks.
Entrepreneur Harriet Hastings doesn't think her biscuit delivery business will be crumbling anytime soon.
Don't be a Luddite - here's the best easy-to-use tech to help you catch up with the 21st century.
If you aspire to be a change-maker, Originals has some refreshing advice. But why can't organisations make it easier for mavericks?
The comms chief discovers that the chill wind of outsourcing has blown through Smokehouse. But is there an upside?
The ecommerce giant wants a slice of the grocery market but that's easier said than done.
Playing the white knight could be good PR, but there must be a business case too.
Seeking out great people in unusual places helped rank outsiders Leicester scoop the Premiership. It can help you hire better, too, says former NBA basketball player John Amaechi.
Here's how to manage those brilliant individuals who have a disruptive, dark side.
EVERYTHING YOU KNOW ABOUT BUSINESS IS WRONG: Here's why it's not always best to follow the herd in business.
The CEO and founder of FreshMinds enjoys reading about the art of rhetoric, Paula Radcliffe and Genghis Khan.
Despite legislation aiming to protect the rights of new mothers, the statistics tell a different story - and it's a grim one.
The robots may be coming, but great customer experience still requires people to bring it alive, says John Sills.
You may be sceptical about how different Generation Y is, but this doesn't mean you can ignore them, says Jonathan Hime.
YOU LIVE & YOU LEARN: Hermann Hauser on how he started Acorn Computers and why biosciences will be the next big thing.
Don't think you can ignore the politics in your workplace. Here's how to deal with it and keep your principles.
It might be wiser to get on with your life and let your colleague dig their own grave, says Jeremy Bullmore.
The MT Interview
By Andrew Saunders Monday, 25 April 2016
THE MT INTERVIEW: There'll be no more hiding of Sage's light under a bushel, says the accounts software outfit's high-energy boss.
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