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Sarah Vizard

Sarah Vizard

Sarah Vizard is the deputy editor-in-chief of Business Leader.

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The power of delegation

Plus, the new flexible-working trial, Wetherspoons to close more pubs and why we should pay more attention to departing CEOs in today's Off To Lunch

Sarah Vizard

Labour Leader Keir Starmer celebrates winning the 2024 General Election

Business welcomes Labour government but pushes for real change

Plus, inflationary pressures ease further, UK steel warns over the high price of electricity and Amazon turns 30
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Why complacency is almost always a prelude to failure

Plus, steakhouse Hawksmoor is up for sale, election investment boost pending and record cash injection into equity funds
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 13: Labour Party leader Sir Keir Starmer poses with Rachel Reeves, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer (L), Angela Rayner, Deputy Leader (2nd R) and his shadow cabinet as Labour launch their general election manifesto on June 13, 2024 in Manchester, United Kingdom. Labour is consistently leading the polls by over 20 points, according to the latest YouGov data. (Photo by Anthony Devlin/Getty Images)

The tough choices over net zero

Plus, Lufthansa adds green surcharge to flight costs, how Bernard Arnault built LVMH and why Netflix thinks you should fire some employees

Josh Dornbrack, Sarah Vizard

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Retail sales and consumer confidence rebound

In today's Off to Lunch, we also cover Carlsberg's bid for Britvic, the cautionary tale of Huy Fong's hot sauce and what we can learn from the Adidas and Puma rivalry

Dougal Shaw, Sarah Vizard

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Inflation falls back but the cost-of-living crisis isn’t over yet

Plus, Nvidia becomes the world's most valuable company, smaller companies are increasingly appointing all-male boards and Hargreaves Lansdown on the verge of a takeover

Sarah Vizard

Richard Harpin

Ask Richard: Advisory boards, accidental managers and being a public company

Richard Harpin, the founder of HomeServe and Growth Partner and owner of Business Leader, answers your burning business questions

Sarah Vizard