Women in business

Meet the inspiring business women who are busy shattering the glass ceiling. 

35 Women Under 35: Open for nominations

35 Women Under 35: Open for nominations

We've kicked off the search for this year's 35 Women Under 35, profiling the country's...

14% of small businesses won't employ ANY women because of discrimination fears
Women in the City: Death by 1,000 cuts

Women in the City: Death by 1,000 cuts

The Presidents Club might have closed down. But women in the City still have to...

Dame Helena Morrissey: Why it's a good time to be a girl

Dame Helena Morrissey: Why it's a good time to be a girl

The City high-flyer, mother of nine and founder of the 30% Club on 'unashamedly feminine...

There can be no gender equality without cultural change

There can be no gender equality without cultural change

We can't talk our way out of inequality. We need new behaviours, says consultant Clare...

Where are all the women in parliament?

Where are all the women in parliament?

It's 100 years since women gained the right to vote in Britain. And yet they...

The UK's most inspiring women in tech

The UK's most inspiring women in tech

From software developers to security engineers, these are the women powering up the ranks of...

Prue Leith: 'Tokenism doesn't bother me'

Prue Leith: 'Tokenism doesn't bother me'

The Great British Bake Off star on being the first woman to run a 'serious...

Why the gender pay gap is a problem for men too

Why the gender pay gap is a problem for men too

Why aren't more men shouting out about equal pay? All of us are dependent on...

Gender pay gap: be bold, but be realistic

Gender pay gap: be bold, but be realistic

Pay transparency and high level resignations create short-term pressure, but change needs to be sustainable....

2017 in business: A year in review

2017 in business: A year in review

On the 12th day of Christmas, my true love said MT... here are our picks...

Why socially responsible business needs bankers

Why socially responsible business needs bankers

For UBS's chief investment officer, responsible investment and shareholder value go hand in hand.

Sheryl Sandberg warns of harassment backlash against women

Sheryl Sandberg warns of harassment backlash against women

The Facebook COO is right to want change in the workplace.

Five minutes with... Nails Inc founder Thea Green

Five minutes with... Nails Inc founder Thea Green

Thea Green left journalism to set up her own chain of nail bars in 1999....

Gina Miller: 'We have a short life. Why not stand up for what is right?'

Gina Miller: 'We have a short life. Why not stand up for what ...

The woman who challenged the government over Article 50 says she's not fearless, she's fearful...

Agents of Change power list 2018: Nominations extended to 29th January

Agents of Change power list 2018: Nominations extended to 29th January

It's not just women shouting about pay gaps and promotions. Our 'Agents of Change' powerlist...

Carolyn McCall's 3 biggest achievements as easyJet CEO

Carolyn McCall's 3 biggest achievements as easyJet CEO

It's last call for McCall as she presents her final full year results at the...

Is the Gender pay-gap 'baked in from the point of graduation?'

Is the Gender pay-gap 'baked in from the point of graduation?'

Young women have to contend with tougher prospects after university.

We need to talk about abuse of power

We need to talk about abuse of power

OPINION: The sexual harassment scandal points to some uncomfortable truths about human nature, says consultant...

Jane Wurwand: 'I wouldn't have started Dermalogica if I'd stayed in the UK'

Jane Wurwand: 'I wouldn't have started Dermalogica if I'd stayed in the UK' ...

Jane Wurwand left Britain in her 20s and went on to launch skincare brand Dermalogica,...

How to solve a problem like work experience

How to solve a problem like work experience

Q&A: Serial entrepreneur Sherry Coutu's Workfinder app matches young people and employers.

Have you heard of Britain's highest paid boss?

Have you heard of Britain's highest paid boss?

Denise Coates took home £217m last year. But who is she?

Has there been real progress on boardroom diversity?

Has there been real progress on boardroom diversity?

The Hampton-Alexander Review finds more women on boards, but most are non-execs.

Harassment at work must stop - but do we actually know what it is?

Harassment at work must stop - but do we actually know what it ...

Navigating grey areas requires good management, and a little common sense.

Queens of strops: Mary Portas warns British business still failing women

Queens of strops: Mary Portas warns British business still failing women

The self-proclaimed 'Queen of Shops' Mary Portas has slammed the government and British businesses for...

How I built the UK's fastest growing challenger law firm

How I built the UK's fastest growing challenger law firm

Sarah Goulbourne started law firm Gunnercooke in a Costa Coffee in 2010. Now it's turning...

LinkedIn's UK boss on how to tackle gender bias at work

LinkedIn's UK boss on how to tackle gender bias at work

Overcoming unconscious bias requires a concerted effort, says Josh Graff.

'Work like mad in your 20s - before you have kids'

'Work like mad in your 20s - before you have kids'

Rachel Carrell went from corporate CEO to starting her own nanny-sharing site. Here's how.

Why are women managers paid 27% less than men?

Why are women managers paid 27% less than men?

The gender pay gap is exacerbated by bonuses, according to research released today.

Meet the ex-Googler taking on estate agents

Meet the ex-Googler taking on estate agents

Gemma Young's Settled is one of a growing crop of upstarts that want to make...

Meet the entrepreneur making parties posh

Meet the entrepreneur making parties posh

With the big 4-0 approaching, Clare Harris quit her job and founded party accessories firm...

Five minutes with... Wendy Hallett

Five minutes with... Wendy Hallett

SPONSORED: Starting out with a £1000 bank loan and a couple of computers, Wendy Hallett...

The entrepreneur who has re-imagined the dictionary

The entrepreneur who has re-imagined the dictionary

Sofia Fenichell has raised £2m in the hope of revolutionising education and making her vocabulary...

5 ways to create more female entrepreneurs

5 ways to create more female entrepreneurs

The lack of female entrepreneurs is costing the UK economy £1bn each year. Here's how...

Caroline Casey: Why I hid my disability from my bosses

Caroline Casey: Why I hid my disability from my bosses

Caroline Casey is legally blind but worked as a top consultant without her bosses realising....

Leah Busque, TaskRabbit: 'Set yourself big hairy audacious goals'

Leah Busque, TaskRabbit: 'Set yourself big hairy audacious goals'

How a can of dog food inspired a $100m business.

Why can't I employ more women?

Why can't I employ more women?

Where are all the females in fintech, asks Alex Letts, founder of U.

'Don't buy shoes, buy buildings'

'Don't buy shoes, buy buildings'

Nely Galan, Telemundo's first female president and author of Self-Made, on asking for help and...

Pocket Sun, SoGal Ventures: 'I don't look anything like a typical VC'

Pocket Sun, SoGal Ventures: 'I don't look anything like a typical VC'

How a 25-year-old Asian entrepreneur is redefining the world of venture capital.

Why every business should have a returnship scheme

Why every business should have a returnship scheme

Companies overlooking career-breakers are missing out, says O2's HR boss.

The BBC is hardly the worst offender when it comes to gender disparity

The BBC is hardly the worst offender when it comes to gender disparity ...

The broadcaster's top-paid stars are mostly men but the private sector isn't exactly squeaky clean....

What Sheryl Sandberg's and Ivanka Trump's books have in common

What Sheryl Sandberg's and Ivanka Trump's books have in common

There's nothing to learn from rich and privileged Trump, while Sandberg could reveal a bit...

Claudi & Fin co-founder: 'Brexit shrank our margins overnight'

Claudi & Fin co-founder: 'Brexit shrank our margins overnight'

How Britain's fastest growing lolly brand has been hit by Brexit.

From unemployed to entrepreneur

From unemployed to entrepreneur

How these three founders turned adversity into opportunity.

How to close the pay gap

How to close the pay gap

SPONSORED: For every $100 a woman earns, a man makes $258.

Introducing MT's 35 Women Under 35 2017

Introducing MT's 35 Women Under 35 2017

Bold, ambitious and dedicated, this year's 35 Women Under 35 are rewriting the rules of...

Will publishing gender pay gaps bring about equality?

Will publishing gender pay gaps bring about equality?

Transparency's good, but may not spur businesses to tackle the root causes of inequality.

Do men really need advice for living with an alpha female?

Do men really need advice for living with an alpha female?

BOOK REVIEW: Spare a thought for older, white men adjusting to the modern world.

Meet the woman running India's answer to Asos

Meet the woman running India's answer to Asos

THE MT INTERVIEW: Mary Turner, CEO of the country's fastest-growing online fashion retailer Koovs has...

Grant Thornton's CEO: Parties should work together on Brexit

Grant Thornton's CEO: Parties should work together on Brexit

Sacha Romanovitch on making professional services purpose-driven and getting more women into top jobs.