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Entrepreneurs Panel

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

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Confidence in the economy is on the up according to the latest Smith & Williamson Enterprise Index, which shows that more than 90% of Entrepreneurs expect the economy to improve over the next few months and are optimistic about their prospects.

One of the key lessons to be learnt from the recession is that few if any companies can ignore the threat of fraud. David Alexander, the president of the UK Chapter of the Association for Certified Fraud Examiners and director of Forensics at Smith & Williamson offers advice.

  • 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

Reputation is everything when it comes to running a successful business, according to Sacha Lord-Marchionne and Sam Kandel, founders of the Warehouse Project (WHP), a series of club nights featuring DJs from all over the world, which was launched back in 2006.

After travelling the world in a corporate role, Mike Wheeler decided that he had had enough of living out of a suitcase and so got a job running a small family business.