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.

"Leaders must rethink what's possible and deliver meaningful change"

"Leaders must rethink what's possible and deliver meaningful change"

The founder of luxury retailer matchesfashion.com is championing the next generation of high-growth, high-impact firms.

Revealed: Britain's Most Admired Leaders of 2019

Revealed: Britain's Most Admired Leaders of 2019

The country's top bosses - as voted for by you.

Mary Portas: "I've never been a manager, I don't do detail"

Mary Portas: "I've never been a manager, I don't do detail"

The retail consultant on the worst of alpha males, the future of the high street and rising from the ashes of Brexit.

"The year when everything goes wrong is the year you learn the most"

"The year when everything goes wrong is the year you learn the most"

Fiona Dawson, the global president of Mars Food on staying grounded, keeping moving and taking leadership risks.

McDonald's UK boss: "This is the toughest trading period we've had"

McDonald's UK boss: "This is the toughest trading period we've had"

The 'Lord of the Fries' Paul Pomroy on turnarounds, tennis courts and trading conditions.

The rise of the part-time CEOs

The rise of the part-time CEOs

Working part time doesn't mean you're not ambitious, you're not up for promotion, or you're on the "mummy track".

This is what goes wrong when your culture is too nice

This is what goes wrong when your culture is too nice

As The Social Element's CEO Tamara Littleton discovered, it's possible for teams to be too supportive.

Antonia Romeo: "Leaders can't have bad days"

Antonia Romeo: "Leaders can't have bad days"

Think about the shadow you cast as a leader, says the Permanent Secretary at the Department for International Trade.

Stuart Rose: "Being CEO isn't the be-all and end-all. It's exhausting"

Stuart Rose: "Being CEO isn't the be-all and end-all. It's exhausting"

The former CEO of M&S on growing up in a caravan, de-stressing and the difference between business and politics.

The best cities for female entrepreneurs

The best cities for female entrepreneurs

How 50 cities scored on supporting female founders.