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Google strikes back at the EU

Google strikes back at the EU

By Adam Gale Friday, 28 August 2015

The search giant categorically denies the European Commission's claims that it's abusing monopoly powers.

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10 things we learned this week

10 things we learned this week

28 August 2015

Manufacturers vs tape, the short life of the McWhopper, Sorrell's grey swans.

 
 
Amazon is paying Clarkson £10m

Amazon is paying Clarkson £10m

28 August 2015

The former Top Gear presenter is set to get a 1,000% pay rise for joining Amazon's new car show.

 
 
Missing a beat: Apple loses key music exec

Missing a beat: Apple loses key music exec

28 August 2015

Ian Rogers has reportedly left the tech giant only two months after launching the Beats1 online radio station.

 
 
Manufacturers want less 'green tape'

Manufacturers want less 'green tape'

27 August 2015

Environmental regulations are weighing heavily on businesses, says manufacturers' association EEF.

 
 
Organised labour still has the power to throw a spanner in the works

Organised labour still has the power to throw a spanner in the works

27 August 2015

Strike action by London Underground workers has delayed introduction of the Night Tube.

 
 
Net migration has hit a record high

Net migration has hit a record high

27 August 2015

The IoD has criticised the government's 'bizarre and unachievable' target, but it probably won't listen.

 
 
Why the McWhopper was a delicious idea

Why the McWhopper was a delicious idea

27 August 2015

McDonald's boss Steve Easterbrook mishandles Burger King's 'peace offering'.

 
 
Why Sainsbury's is giving its staff an inflation-busting pay boost

Why Sainsbury's is giving its staff an inflation-busting pay boost

27 August 2015

The supermarket needs to repair its brand after a price war of attrition.

 
 
Look like your interviewer? You'll probably get the job

Look like your interviewer? You'll probably get the job

26 August 2015

Hard luck if you're female, ethnic minority and working class.

 
 
China: a classic case of overreaction?

China: a classic case of overreaction?

26 August 2015

China cuts interest rates to stabilise its volatile economy, leading some to call for a return to QE in the west.

 
 
YouTube is getting into gaming in a big way

YouTube is getting into gaming in a big way

26 August 2015

The video site is launching its new games app tomorrow in a big to compete with Amazon's Twitch.

 
 
Paddy Power and Betfair bet the farm on merger

Paddy Power and Betfair bet the farm on merger

26 August 2015

The Irish joker and dotcom young 'un are booming while their industry flounders.

 
 
Martin Sorrell is gloomy about 'grey swans'

Martin Sorrell is gloomy about 'grey swans'

26 August 2015

Those pesky geopolitical birds are spoiling the ad man's fun again.

 
 
Will Aldi eat Tesco?

Will Aldi eat Tesco?

25 August 2015

The discounters continue to gobble up market share, but the worst may be over - for some of the Big Four at least.

 
 
Poundland's 99p Stores takeover has finally been approved

Poundland's 99p Stores takeover has finally been approved

25 August 2015

The regulator's decision has been a long time coming - and is still not 100% confirmed.

 
 
Female managers aren't 'working for free' - but they are missing out on promotions

Female managers aren't 'working for free' - but they are missing out on promotions

25 August 2015

Women in management are paid 22% less on average than their male counterparts. Not cool.

 
 
Is your company pioneering the use of wearable tech?

Is your company pioneering the use of wearable tech?

24 August 2015

The wearable revolution isn't all Fitbits, Misfits and Apple Watches. Enter the new Wearables at Work awards, to celebrate less shiny but equally important wearable innovations.

 
 
What impact will China's stock market collapse have on UK business?

What impact will China's stock market collapse have on UK business?

24 August 2015

China's equities enter freefall, but fears of a global economic doomsday are premature.

 
 
Jeremy Corbyn would consider sacking Bank of England governor and breaking up Murdoch's empire

Jeremy Corbyn would consider sacking Bank of England governor and breaking up Murdoch's empire

24 August 2015

Also on the Labour leaders frontrunner's agenda? 'Right to buy' for private homes.

 
 
Silicon Roundabout's boards are less diverse than the FTSE 100

Silicon Roundabout's boards are less diverse than the FTSE 100

24 August 2015

Just 18% of the east London tech hub's directors are women.

 
 

Features

How to recruit the best and brightest graduates

01 September 2015

CRASH COURSE: Don't just rely on the university milk round if you want the star students to pick your company.

 

Gear & Gizmos: Time for a declutter?

01 September 2015

Destroy documents at the double, have a clear-out and get organised in the office with these handy gadgets.

 

I'm over 40. Is it too late to set up my own business?

01 September 2015

Go for it, if you're obsessively committed and know what you want to do, says Jeremy Bullmore

 

Meet the fashion entrepreneur who turned tragedy into triumph

28 August 2015

Maggie Smart launched Folk with her brother after their parents passed away.

 

Roasted rodents and doing the right thing about food waste

28 August 2015

EDITOR'S BLOG: You may not fancy eating a squirrel or highway pizza, but food waste is an international scandal

 

Five options for exiting your business

28 August 2015

Sell, close or pass down to the kids? All have their pros and cons, says Jo Haigh.

 

The 10 best fleet cars for 2015

28 August 2015

From low-tax budget buys and family seven-seaters to luxury performance hybrid and electric models, Vicky Parrott picks this year's top fleet vehicles.

 

Why old media can still beat new media

28 August 2015

EVERYTHING YOU KNOW ABOUT BUSINESS IS WRONG: In a crowded online marketing arena, using traditional advertising can be your best bet for getting noticed.

 

Shutterstock founder Jon Oringer's three top reads

28 August 2015

The CEO of Shutterstock, Inc is inspired by the stories behind Pixar, Tesla, SpaceX and the Wright Brothers.

 

Part-time heroes, from legal eagles to Be More Dog

27 August 2015

Three more fabulous flexible working success stories - in law, media and tech - to inspire all you part-time execs to enter this year's Power Part Time 50.

 

Choosing the right supplier for your fleet

27 August 2015

SPONSORED CONTENT: Cost, fuel consumption, safety and sustainability are crucial factors when picking a company fleet. Nissan's latest range offers all those features plus pioneering corporate support, making everything run as smoothly off the road a...

 

Banking is still rotten to the core

27 August 2015

Other People's Money and Straight to Hell clearly reveal the greed and sleaze endemic in the financial world. But there is a way to stop the rot, says Philip Delves Broughton.

 

Smoke & Mirrors: The trouble with creatives

27 August 2015

Can the comms chief put a stop to newly integrated conglomerate Smokehouse being rebranded Hyphen by an overconfident marketing agency?

 

'The Libor fixing scandal was every chairman's nightmare' - Marcus Agius

27 August 2015

YOU LIVE AND LEARN: The chairman of PA Consulting and former Barclays chairman talks about resigning, managing chief executives and the therapeutic effects of gardening.

 

What's an ex-British diplomat doing heading Tata in Europe?

26 August 2015

THE MT INTERVIEW: With the task of bringing some unity to a business that has brands as diverse as Jaguar Land Rover, Tetley Tea and Taj Hotels, David Landsman is going to need all the skills he gained as a diplomat.

 

Companies need to stay ahead - or else face being left behind

26 August 2015

The ideas behind Competing for the Future, published over 20 years ago, are still relevant in today's fast-paced business world.

 

'I can do three to four days without booze and managed three months last year' - Jonathan Downey

26 August 2015

The bar owner, serial entrepreneur and king of street food collects claret, drinks craft beer and spent his summer in California.

 

What the future holds for fleet cars

26 August 2015

Putting your fleets online can help improve fuel economy, monitor mileage, save lives and offer better security, as well as more controversially, record driver behaviour.

 
 

The MT Interview

Sainsbury's Mike Coupe: 'I'm not especially anxious when things don't go well'

Sainsbury's Mike Coupe: 'I'm not especially anxious when things don't go well'

By Chris Blackhurst Tuesday, 30 June 2015

THE MT INTERVIEW: With dipping sales figures, the rise of the discounters and a charismatic predecessor to live up to, you would have thought the new CEO of Sainsbury's might be a little daunted. But you'd be wrong.


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