Kate Bassett

Features editor

Kate has been a business journalist for the past 14 years, editing Real Business magazine and writing for The Times, The Guardian and The Financial Times. At MT, you'll find her interviewing business big shots and entrepreneurs, commissioning columnists and running MT's Inspiring Women event.

Sir Nick Clegg: 'Business leaders must speak up over Brexit'

Sir Nick Clegg: 'Business leaders must speak up over Brexit'

Privately, chief executives speak of disaster ahead. They must make their voices heard, says ex-Lib Dem leader Sir Nick Clegg.

Ruth Davidson: 'I went into politics out of frustration and arrogance'

Ruth Davidson: 'I went into politics out of frustration and arrogance'

At MT's Inspiring Women conference, Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson talks about her career from journalism to politics, her biggest regret and why she's sleeping better at night.

Former Scottish MP Michelle Thomson: 'I am not a victim. I am a survivor.'

Former Scottish MP Michelle Thomson: 'I am not a victim. I am a survivor.'

Former SNP MP Michelle Thomson has dealt with rape, false media accusations and being suspended from her party. She opens up on how she coped with the most testing times of her life.

35 Women Under 35: Deadline extended

35 Women Under 35: Deadline extended

We're on the hunt for this year's 35 Women Under 35 - the country's most talented young businesswomen. Nomination deadline extended to 31st May.

Wahaca co-founder Thomasina Miers: 'My life was a catalogue of failures'

Wahaca co-founder Thomasina Miers: 'My life was a catalogue of failures'

Thomasina Miers says she 'wasted' her twenties before following her passion for food, winning MasterChef and co-founding Britain's most popular Mexican restaurant chain Wahaca.

Meet Sarah Friar, Square CFO and Jack Dorsey's right-hand woman

Meet Sarah Friar, Square CFO and Jack Dorsey's right-hand woman

Sarah Friar grew up in Northern Ireland and studied engineering. Now she's one of Silicon Valley's top women in fintech.

Why this entrepreneur turned down Richard Branson and McKinsey to start her own business

Why this entrepreneur turned down Richard Branson and McKinsey to start her own business

Caroline Plumb co-founded FreshMinds and Fluidly, despite some unexpected advice.

Russ Shaw: London's biggest tech cheerleader

Russ Shaw: London's biggest tech cheerleader

After a career spanning American Express, O2 and Skype, Russ Shaw left the corporate world to champion the capital's tech scene.

How a Syrian refugee became an award-winning cheese entrepreneur

How a Syrian refugee became an award-winning cheese entrepreneur

Razan Alsous fled the civil war in Syria with her husband and kids. Now she's an award-winning entrepreneur. Here's how she did it.

Why this management consultant became a backup dancer for Dizzee Rascal

Why this management consultant became a backup dancer for Dizzee Rascal

Accenture's Alexis Rose realised she'd sacrificed her personal life for her career, so she decided to do something about it.