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

Features

Al Mackin, founder of theEword
Mon, 8th Oct 2012

Al Mackin is the chief executive of theEword, a specialist search marketing agency that he co-founded in 2006. The firm provides search engine optimisation, pay per click advertising and commercial web design. Each month he shares his tips on all things technology.

If you’re on Twitter or Facebook then you won’t need to go far down your newsfeed before you see someone moaning; social media has become more of a connection to our inner voice than the one that we’d use in public.

Tue, 21st Aug 2012

Alistair Shepherd is a SETsquared Kauffman Foundation Global Scholar, an entrepreneur-in-residence at the University of Southampton and a co-founder of Saberr. In this exclusive column, he issues a rallying cry to the UK's graduates.

Fri, 17th Aug 2012

Business travel is primarily about work but that doesn't mean that, with proper planning, it can't be fun as well as functional. We present our checklist to make sure readers' trips are as comfortable as they are lucrative.

Thu, 16th Aug 2012

Steve Lowy, founder of umi group, tells EN about his trip to Cambodia.

Karl Jackson
Mark Barker
Adam Robson
Thu, 16th Aug 2012

A recent report indicated that tenancy lengths for SMEs are getting shorter, with the average letting period now standing at 4.1 years. Given the ongoing eurozone crisis, do you think the trend for shorter leases is here to stay for the foreseeable?

Al Mackin
Thu, 16th Aug 2012

Al Mackin is the chief executive of theEword, a specialist search marketing agency that he co-founded in 2006. The firm provides search engine optimisation, pay per click advertising and commercial web design. Each month he shares his tips on all things technology.

Claire Young
Thu, 16th Aug 2012

Claire Young is the straight-talking, no-nonsense businesswoman who reached the final of series four of BBC One show The Apprentice (2008). Each month she shares her tips on running a successful business.

Tue, 26th Jun 2012

The trouble with social media is that as soon as you develop a set of employee usage guidelines a new platform arrives on the scene to render them out of date. EN discovers whether it is possible to develop a future-proof policy.

Tue, 26th Jun 2012

Event calendars seem to be getting busier and busier as businesses look to gain valuable face-time with their clients - but is it as simple as laying on a PowerPoint slideshow and a few butties? EN investigates.

The boys are back in town: (l-r) Gerard Lopez, Sir Jackie Stewart, Eric Lux
Tue, 26th Jun 2012

In the driving seat with Sir Jackie Stewart

If you think the speed and thrills of Formula 1 are a far cry from the business world – think again. Kirsty Hewitt joined three-time world champion Sir Jackie Stewart and discovered that this glamorous world has a lot to teach entrepreneurs

Thu, 31st May 2012

Daniel Hill

Cros-de-Cagnes
Domaine Hotelier Aeva
Moonlight Eco-Lodge
Thu, 31st May 2012

The French Riviera is just a two-hour plane journey away from the UK, which means it is the perfect location for a short break.

Thu, 31st May 2012

Al Mackin is the chief executive of the Eword, a specialist search marketing agency that he co-founded in 2006. The firm provides search engine optimisation, pay per click advertising and commercial web design. Each month he shares his tips on all things technology.

Thu, 31st May 2012

The Retail Distribution Review (RDR) has been a hot potato in the wealth management for months - but what is it and what will mean for investors?

Thu, 31st May 2012

Claire Young is the straight-talking, no-nonsense businesswoman who reached the final of series four of BBC One show The Apprentice (2008). Each month she shares her tips on running a successful business.

Thu, 31st May 2012

Whose business is blooming and who has been deadheaded?

Thu, 31st May 2012

Chris Arnold channelled student wanderlust into two successful travel-related start-ups. Today, Camp Leaders sends over 5,000 youngsters to work in summer camps in the US every year, while Smaller World helps people find work and volunteer programmes around the world. But what about the man behind the well-used passport photo?

Fri, 10th Feb 2012

Corporate hospitality

In these straitened times, a few well-placed vol-au-vents could loosen clients’ grip on their wallets. So how do you put on a do that does the business? EN presents ten things to think about.

Fri, 10th Feb 2012

You can’t take it with you, and it’s increasingly tricky to leave it behind too. EN explores the options for entrepreneurs who want to limit the tax they pay during their lifetimes and beyond.

Fri, 10th Feb 2012

With social media making all the world a stage for the playing out of PR blunders, how do you minimise your exposure to slings and arrows of outrageous fortune? (That’s enough Shakespeare -ed.)

Fri, 10th Feb 2012

Factoring and invoice discounting have become mainstream sources of lending. What do entrepreneurs need to know before appointing a provider of this form of working capital?

  • 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 NonExecutiveDirectors.com, 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.