Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts - one of only three female CEOs in the FTSE 100 - has stepped down in order to join Apple as senior vice president...

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By New Statesman - 15 Oct 2013

Leaves FTSE 100 with only two female CEOs.

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By New Statesman - 15 Oct 2013

The infant formula maker halts nutrition awareness programme.

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By New Statesman - 15 Oct 2013

The struggling Canadian smartphone maker's latest move comes in the wake of...

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By New Statesman - 14 Oct 2013

Prime Minister Enda Kenny makes the announcement at the Fine Gael party's annual...

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By New Statesman - 14 Oct 2013

Urge lawmakers to increase borrowing limit

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By New Statesman - 11 Oct 2013

The purchase price includes about $1.19bn of net tangible assets and $260m in goodwill...

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By New Statesman - 11 Oct 2013

The acquired business will be managed under a separate platform and will be overseen...

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By New Statesman - 10 Oct 2013

During the month, the German automaker improved sales in nearly all of its markets....

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By New Statesman - 10 Oct 2013

The new appointees will be based in New York.

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By New Statesman - 10 Oct 2013

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The view from the European Central Bank. Photo: Getty
Business
By Robert Skidelsky - 10 Dec 2014

If a government has to cut its spending, it is much better to tax the rich than...

Jeff Bezos poses on a lorry after handing over a two billion dollar cheque to Indian Vice President and Country Manager of Amazon.in, Amit Agarwal, in Bangalore. Photo: Manjunath Kiran/AFP/Getty
Amazon was unstoppable – until this year. What happened?
Business
By Danny Vinik - 03 Dec 2014

The retail giant was unstoppable – until this year. What happened?

Apple is just one of the Silicon Valley companies to offer egg-freezing. Photo: Getty
Business
By Glosswitch - 20 Oct 2014

Rather than reforming an unequal system that give priority to men, companies are...

Guy Holden, vice-president and general manager of Global WorkPlace Solutions at Johnson Controls, EMEA
New Flexible Working Legislation – A Business Edge?
Business
By Johnson Controls - 16 Oct 2014

We talk to Guy Holden, vice-president and general manager of Global WorkPlace...

The Apprentice: series 10, episode 1
Business
By Anoosh Chakelian - 15 Oct 2014

The Apprentice is back for its 10th year. “You’re tired!” sums up the...

Business
By Lucy Fisher - 19 Aug 2014

Women now face worse gender pay discrimination during the second half of their...

Charles Bell: Anatomy of the Brain c.1802. Photo: Shaheen Lakhan / Flickr
Business
By Ajit Niranjan - 28 Jul 2014

Our understanding of empathy is pretty limited, but many figures are calling for...

The show is over: Christopher Bailey on the catwalk following his Burberry a/w 2014 menswear show in London. Photo: Getty
Ed Smith: Megabucks executive pay isn’t a reward for excellence – it’s a corporate contag
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By Ed Smith - 24 Jul 2014

American banker J P Morgan argued that a company’s top brass should never earn more...

Meeting the infrastructure challenge
Construction
By admin - 17 Jul 2014

A willingness to embrace change, integrate digital technologies – and most...

Meeting skyhigh demand
Construction
By admin - 17 Jul 2014

Airport capacity is one of the most pressing infrastructure challenges faced by the...