Skip to content

Entrepreneurs Panel

Debbie Pierce
Tony Caldeira
Julie Meyer
Brian Hay
David Pollock
Jennie Johnson
Charlie Mullins
Michael Oliver
Steve Purdham
Laura Tenison
Jeremy Roberts
Richard O'Sullivan

Category: HM TreasurySyndicate content

The Government is planning to axe tax rules that have allowed retailers to avoid paying VAT by despatching goods from the Channel Islands. As from 1 April 2012, low value consignment relief (LVCR), which costs the Treasury more than £100 million a year, will be scrapped.

A loophole that allowed businesses to accelerate capital allowances claims for plant and machinery and obtain advantageous early tax relief has been closed.

  • Kathryn Parsons, co-founder of Decoded, started with little more than faith and determination, but four years later it’s grown into a global business. Ahead of her appearance at Accelerate 2015 in...

  • Author, writer and marketer Ryan Holiday on how entrepreneurs need to interpret failure.

  • Sue Vizard, business coach and author of Jump Start: The Start-up Book for Your Dream Business, looks at some of the questions solo entrepreneurs should ask themselves.

  • Ian Wright, founder and chief executive of, is bringing together SMEs and NEDs - without the hefty recruitment fees.

  • Former professional golfer turned entrepreneur Colin Stevens has had a busy 18 months. The Better Bathrooms founder has increased turnover at the firm, secured a multi-million pound investment and...

Five Minutes With

Like Sir Richard Branson, entrepreneur Eric Everard's first business was a student magazine.

It took Richard Shonn, managing director of 151 Products, three years to find a warehouse big enough for his requirements.