Last Updated: 31 Aug 2010

After eight years of covering the business of fashion, mostly for industry bible Drapers, the author of MT's cover story sees a new commercialism emerging on Britain's catwalks: 'Our designer talent is not in question, but till now our fashion brand management skills have been.'


Happy's founder expected The Dark Side of Behaviour at Work to be far removed from his tenet of making people feel good at work. Yet Stewart agrees with its authors - destructive employees are not 'sad, bad or mad', just maltreated. Happy won the MT/Unisys 2003 Service Excellence Award.


While working on 'How to be a First-time Manager', MT's features editor became instead a first-time dad with the arrival of daughter Katy. How do the experiences compare? 'New managers get more sleep, but new parents have more fun,' he says.


MT's First-Class Coach describes herself as 'a glutton for punishment'. And that's no lie - she's pictured here on a recent trek along the Great Wall of China, just five weeks after breaking her ankle. On her next trip she'll be tackling the Atlas Mountains in Morocco to raise funds for advertising charity Nabs.


The prize-winning South African photographer took the portraits of fashion design duo Eley and Kishimoto for this month's cover at the couple's South London studio. Edelstein is best known for her Truth & Lies portraits taken during sessions of the Truth and Reconciliation Committee in South Africa.

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