Andrew SaundersDeputy Editor
Andrew Saunders - Deputy Editor
Saunders has interviewed just about everyone who is anyone for MT, from entrepreneurs to captains of industry and even the odd (sometimes very odd) politician and sporting hero. Ken Clarke, Peter Mandelson and Sir Alex Ferguson standing out in his memory amongst the latter, despite the fact that he knows nothing about football and only marginally more about politics.
But it is business which remains his abiding professional interest, not least because of the growing influence which business and those who conduct it enjoy over the daily lives of so many of us 21st century ‘global citizens’.
Figuring out exactly how everything from a one-man start-up to a vast multinational works, and what makes their founders, leaders and employees tick, is what gets him out of bed in the morning. That and the demands of his small but strident six year-old daughter, Katy.
Latest Articles From This Author
- HOW TO GET THE MOST FROM YOUR EMPLOYEES: There are lots of positives to flexible working, but there are some things that even the most motivated need to leave behind.
- So Tesco chairman Richard Broadbent has handed in his Clubcard and his red and white striped jersey. Who will take over?
- HOW TO GET THE MOST FROM YOUR EMPLOYEES: Flexible working can be fun and freeing or dreary and dispiriting - the difference is mostly down to management.
- HOW TO GET THE MOST FROM YOUR EMPLOYEES: What is the best way to make sure there are enough people - but not too many - to do the job?
- 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?
- 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.
- Activist shareholder and Apple fanboy Carl Icahn thinks Apple is 'seriously undervalued' and that the firm should buy back even more of its own stock, pdq.
- Another day, another senior boss at the store giant gets suspended. This time it's commercial director Kevin Grace.
- MT finds this fully electric saloon capacious, blisteringly quick and serious competition to Germany's finest.
- The news that eBay is to spin off payments arm PayPal, in a deal that could be worth $35bn, is a victory for Carl Icahn - but it should have happened years ago.
- The notion of disruption lies at the heart of modern corporate strategy - but is the concept itself in need of the shock treatment, asks Andrew Saunders.
- FROM THE ARCHIVE: Battered Tesco chairman Sir Richard Broadbent will be even gladder than the rest of us that Friday has finally rolled around and that he is still in a job - for now anyway.
- A last minute change of heart in Brussels appears to give the go-ahead to Britain's first new nuclear power plant in a generation. But is it good news?
- Why the former king of desktop software still searches for a niche in today's mobile world.
- The entries for this year's Power Part Time List close one week from today, so get your last-minute nominations in now.
- Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk is to build his first giant battery factory in the state of Nevada, America's gambling capital.
- The world's busiest single-runway airport is pushing hard for a second. Will it take off?
- The UK's second largest pharma business has given itself a bracing pick-me-up this morning, posting earnings up 4% to £3.8bn - well ahead of the 1% expected by analysts.
- The government has announced a 230m pound loan guarantee for Ineos's Grangemouth chemical complex - only two months ahead of the referendum. What a coincidence!
- After two months of end to end play, the directors of Shire pharmaceuticals have relented at last, recommending AbbVie's fifth offer which values the business at a hefty 31.3bn pounds. So which side of the deal is Germany, and which Argentina?
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