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By Matthew Gwyther Tuesday, 24 November 2015
With Audi's parent company VW embroiled in the biggest scandal in its history and more revelations leaking out, there are still questions to be answered. MATTHEW GWYTHER grills the chairman Rupert Stadler about who knew what and when.
The online retailer presses on with its costly European expansion plans, despite falling to a loss under the weight of its German marketing bill.
Executive recruiters are more interested in your background and references than prior performance, according to a study by the LSE.
RR's under pressure CEO Warren East is to outline his turnaround plan today. Will it be enough to keep investor ValueAct happy...
Investment banks led by Goldman Sachs to take $350m in fees from the Pfizer-Allergan mega-merger.
The food delivery start-up has just landed another $100m worth of funding.
Shares rise 5% as it emerges the owner of Argos and Homebase could be a takeover target.
A report by Transparency International claims anti-laundering controls aren't fit-for-purpose.
There's a public spending cuts-shaped present in George Osborne Claus' sack, but there'll be surprises too in the Autumn Statement and Spending Review.
A senior exec at pension fund Standard Life, which owns 1% of HSBC, has said it would back a decision by the bank to leave the country.
Visa Europe reckons shoppers will spend £1.9bn on the 'consumer holiday' this year.
Urban Outfitters' pizza passion, middle England vs skinny lattes, Tinder CEO puts foot in mouth.
Craft beer and the Rugby World Cup help sales rise 10% at the pub and brewer.
The building society's mortgage lending has hit an all-time high, but its chief exec warns the housing market could slow.
After US hedge fund ValueAct doubled its stake, shareholders are now pushing RR to give the activist investor a seat on the board.
Match swipes left on Sean Rad's disastrous newspaper interview on the eve of its IPO with a formal filing disavowing it.
The discount retailer's shares plunged by more than 20% after disappointing profits.
The much delayed report by QC Andrew Green into the collapse of HBOS in 2008 has finally been published. Hold on tight!
But official stats show part-time female workers are paid more than their male counterparts.
Dwindling profits have forced the electronics giant to take radical action.
Energy secretary Amber Rudd tells coal power stations: convert by 2025 or die. Long live gas?
Just thinking about doing something won't get results, it's what you actually do that counts. Here's how not to fall into the action-intention gap.
MT DIARY: The dangers of being a financial regulator in Hungary. And what happens if La Liga kicks out FC Barcelona?
Bianca Miller's range of nude hosiery has launched this week. Did Alan Sugar miss a trick?
The panel of experts from MT's inspiring women conference reveals the secrets of smarter networking.
Diversity is good for business, so it's not OK to use 'you don't fit in' as an excuse to reject minority candidates.
Consumers care about price, but they want more than cheap, random products.
Brands need to stand for something and stand out - but they have to get internal stakeholders on board first.
Complacency is not an option any more when it comes to cyber security, says Dr Mike Lynch.
More employers should give fathers the chance to spend that precious first year with their child.
Meet the Moneysupermarket non-exec director at Inspiring Women in London on November 19.
The multimillionaire entrepreneur says small businesses need to advocate risk-taking and be willing to let people go.
Henry Dimbleby and Jonathan Downey are the founders of London Union, which turns vacant spaces into bustling markets.
EDITOR'S BLOG: Things have improved a lot since the robber baron era - and there's no viable alternative anyway.
Meet the IVF pioneer at Inspiring Women in London on November 19.
Meet the co-founder of Personal Boardroom at Inspiring Women in London on November 19.
Meet WGSN's global chief content officer at Inspiring Women on November 19.
Get inspired by this year's selection of 50 of the UK's most senior and inspiring part-time executives from MT and Timewise Jobs - the Power Part Time 50 2015.
Kevin Byrne's Checkatrade.com vets tradespeople and turned over £15m last year.
The MT Interview
By Andrew Saunders Tuesday, 27 October 2015
The MT INTERVIEW: He didn't want the job at first, but the Co-operative Group's CEO has learned to love life at the UK's largest mutual. Can he make this proud Victorian survivor relevant again in the 21st century?
The supermarket's sales are looking increasingly precarious.
An entrepreneur needs to thoroughly scrutinise their idea, says start-up adviser Nadav Rosenberg.
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