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Tesco boss

Tesco boss Philip Clarke makes shock exit after profit warning

Supermarket chief set to be replaced by Unilever boss Dave Lewis after investor dissatisfaction over slumping sales

21 July 2014

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Right shoring

Why bosses should think about rightshoring, not reshoring

A government funding initiative is tempting managers to repatriate overseas production – but they should keep their minds as open as possible, writes a leading supply-chain expert

18 July 2014

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Management 2020

Management 2020

In 2013, the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Management decided to investigate how management and leadership in the UK will need to change by 2020 to deliver sustainable economic growth.

18 July 2014

Mother care

Mothercare must modernise to survive, says new chief executive

Mark Newton-Jones wants the business to move away from heavy price discounting and focus on its internet business to challenge supermarkets and e-retailers

18 July 2014

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Dark triad

"Dark Triad" of personality types can help workers bag senior roles

Staffers who carefully deploy traits often seen as undesirable can haul themselves further up the career ladder, according to new research

17 July 2014

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Downing sign

Why the Cabinet reshuffle was based on business imperatives

Far from being a box-ticking exercise, David Cameron’s promotion of female Conservatives is in fact a recognition of key talents – and a vital step towards securing a connection with voters

16 July 2014

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Overdue vat

Dicey finances: British firms rack up £2.6bn in overdue VAT

Late payments force firms to struggle for tax-bill cash – leaving them £100m deeper in arrears than they were last year

16 July 2014

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