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By Jack Torrance Wednesday, 07 October 2015
The retailer still has plenty of fight left in it.
Minister Matthew Hancock has drawn ire for saying under-25s won't get the National Living Wage as they're less productive - but is that true?
Should companies have to prove why men are paid more than women for a similar job?
Profits halve at the embattled retailer, but the long retreat may be coming to an end as its sales decline slows.
AB InBev has got its target's shareholders on side, so it may only be a matter of time before the nuptials.
Facebook, Amazon and eBay could be hit by a new ruling from the European Court of Justice.
And UK plc is not as educationally elitist as the US, Germany or France.
Facebook is to boldly go where no social media company has gone before, but is Mark Zuckerberg's free internet project really an act of selfless philanthropy?
The entrepreneur has launched an 'instant' photo sharing app called PictoSo.
The oil giant has agreed a $20.8bn settlement with the US government.
The policy, nicked from Labour, could be a godsend for parents - especially single ones.
More than 70 ambulances were called to the retailer's HQ in two years.
A story that the beleaguered commodities giant would be open to offers sends shares bonkers.
The Government is keen to return the bank to the private sector.
The Cupertino tree just keeps producing golden apples.
Shell's Arctic error, Trump gets hacked, Labour's merry men.
The Autonomy founder hits back at the ailing American tech giant. Again.
The FCA wants to draw a line under the scandal that has seen banks pay out more than £20bn in compensation.
The fight for the future of TV is getting scrappy, as Amazon stops selling Google Chromecast and Apple TV 'to avoid customer confusion'.
After Virgin and Netflix, Grant Thornton has become the latest to offer the perk - but only in the US.
Subsidies to try to improve the gender balance at the top of business aren't working in the land of the rising sun.
Women need to learn the 'code' of the male professional to get ahead at work, says Ann Hyams.
It was like seeing two scuffling silverbacks go toe to toe - shame there wasn't a vote at the end, says Christine Armstrong.
EDITOR'S BLOG: The Air France and Manchester mobs both need to remember the rule of law when it comes to political protest.
Mums in Technology are right with the zeitgeist - all they need now is a committed corporate sponsor.
Not all decisions can be data-driven, so leaders have to take ownership of uncertainty and surround themselves with diverse views, says Katarina Skoberne.
Grow your own people - but know when to hire from outside too, says Hyperoptic founder Dana Tobak.
Cracking down on disruptive innovators could undo years spent championing the UK as a great place to do business.
Sam Middleton founded The Chapar to save people from the hassle of high street shopping.
Trim fat, not muscle, to make your business leaner and meaner.
Much has been promised by the data scientists who say they understand the deeper meanings and patterns of mega numbers. Sceptics, including this one, say they have yet to deliver.
The chairman of Reed Global enjoys Alastair Campbell's tale of winners and gains some valuable life lessons from a book first published in 1894.
Go on, be a devil. Here are some ideas to tempt you (and stop you being caught).
Don't bottle up your resentment - present him with a rota of shared tasks, says Jeremy Bullmore.
No more fumbling with a card in the slot - Tui Group's Nordic hotels will soon have a smartband key.
Try and ignore her manner and let her share in your successes - before you complain to management, says Jeremy Bullmore.
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Our spirited master of spin experiences a moment of clarity during the wigwams-in-the-woods day out.
The MT Interview
By Matthew Gwyther Monday, 28 September 2015
THE MT INTERVIEW: What made the ex-Edelman chief turn his back on the PR world? All the lies and spin for starters... Now he's trying to tread a nobler and more useful path.
The big-haired business magnate and political sensation admits a breach at his Trump Hotels division. Does anyone know where to find the world's smallest violin?
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'I'm not looking to sell yet - but if I do I'll want more than £142m, or what's the point?' - Marc Worth
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