"People talk about pressure – I worked 24 hours a day. There is more pressure on political leaders than I ever saw in the corporate world.”
In the age of Extinction Rebellion, businesses need a purpose beyond profit. But crusading capitalists miss the point if they forget the importance of providing jobs, growth and investment.
From dot com bubble to the FTSE 100, Ocado has confounded its critics.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: When Audi's parent company VW first became embroiled in the emissions scandal in 2015, Management Today went to Ingolstadt to grill chairman Rupert Stadler.
Once our algorithmic saviours, the likes of Google and Facebook have been accused of dodging taxes, harming mental health and subverting democracy.
LONG READ: The Firm's dogged Managing Partner stepped down in 2018 after nine years, but how did he get to the top?
The referendum vote has sucked confidence out of the economy, says clothes maker Austen Pickles.
LONG READ: Mary Turner, CEO of the country's fastest-growing online fashion retailer Koovs has a track record in helping build British tech businesses. Can she make the most of the country's booming economy and large youth population?
EDITOR'S BLOG: From quack medicine to fake news, people will believe anything if they really want to.
UPDATE: Last week's election has thrown the spotlight on Northern Ireland's status post-Brexit. Earlier this year MT visited the province to see how businesses felt about leaving the EU - and the potential of a hard border.