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By Jack Torrance Tuesday, 21 October 2014
The head of UKFI made the revelation at a treasury select committee hearing today.
Moya Greene also said female leaders needed to mentor young women and drive change.
The Microsoft boss says he has been 'lucky' with his pay. He might not say the same about women anymore...
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?
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?
The fashion retailer reported a 27% increase in sales today.
Aldi and Lidl are still surging ahead, but their growth has slowed (only just).
The Bank of England's crucial payments system has been on the blink today.
Leaders and industry groups have slammed David Cameron's plans for limiting migration and a vote on EU membership.
HOW TO GET THE MOST FROM YOUR EMPLOYEES: In the first of a series of themed videos in association with consultants Kronos, this week MT asks if working 9-5 is dead.
Britain is now obsessed with baking, so why not cocktail shaking?
Spirit's board finally stops playing hard to get, backing the mega-chain merger.
London may have finally reached peak property. Anyone for Luton...?
Chief exec Dave Lewis is set to announce early findings of investigation into profit black hole.
Uber and Airbnb are having to deal with increasingly complex problems as they transform from idealistic startups to profitable businesses.
Cornish crowdfunding, HR gets into the womb, unbelievably pricey traffic jams.
The markets didn't like Google's results, but what do the numbers say about its changing business?
The drugs giant says its vaccine won't be ready until 2016.
Despite wobbly markets, the shoe company hasn't fallen over yet, while Orange and Deutsche Telekom are thinking about floating EE.
Savers will be able to dodge the taxman by lending to consumers and entrepreneurs.
Andrew Haldane tries to calm the markets with the help of some cricket metaphors.
Looking for business wisdom from your playlists? MT has done the work for you.
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.
Leaders should take a hands-on approach to advancing their careers, says Miranda Kennett.
Paris is positively mousey nowadays, compared to the capitalist claws out in London, says Matthew Gwyther.
Guy Mucklow, CEO and co-founder of Postcode Anywhere talks about growing his business on a shoestring and the importance of 'scaleups'.
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.
Investors turn away, as higher prices and tougher market conditions lead the streaming service to miss its internal targets.
20 QUESTIONS: The founder of the swing dance class startup talks about performing at Buckingham Palace and why his pitch to Deborah Meaden almost failed.
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