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Michael Oliver
Julie Meyer
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Steve Purdham
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Jennie Johnson
Debbie Pierce
Tony Caldeira
Laura Tenison

South East & London News

Friday, 14 September 2012

The director of a firm that removes asbestos has narrowly escaped jail after he was prosecuted for getting rid of the deadly material without a licence.

Wednesday, 12 September 2012

A concrete pumping firm has been prosecuted after members of the public and a police car were sprayed with concrete when a delivery pipe ruptured.

Tuesday, 11 September 2012

Businesses in the capital will have access to 4G within the next three months.

Monday, 10 September 2012

Local authorities in London are taking longer to pay suppliers than they were three years ago, new research has indicated.

Thursday, 6 September 2012

If you’ve got a business meeting in the capital then you may want to ditch the car and travel by Tube instead or you may have to fork out £12 an hour to park your motor.

Thursday, 6 September 2012

LifeBook, the personal autobiography service launched in 2010 by serial entrepreneur Roy Moed, is planning a rapid expansion of its business and brand after securing £1.6 million in early stage funding from Octopus Investments.

Tuesday, 4 September 2012

A double-glazing firm in Kent has been fined a total of £17,000 for breaching gas safety regulations.

Friday, 31 August 2012

An Essex fireplace installation firm has been prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after the lives of a family were put at risk.

Friday, 24 August 2012

An adult magazine distributor will spend the next 16 months behind bars for falsely claiming £75,000 in VAT repayments.

Wednesday, 22 August 2012

Fire sprinkler industry supplier Raindrop Global has secured a £1.2 million funding package from HSBC.

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Five Minutes With

David Hughes sums up his entrepreneurial career to date thus: four spectacular successes and two failures. He founded the sports retailer Allsports and achieved turnover of £180 million before a vicious price war meant decline, administration in 2005 and a sell-off to rival JD Sports.

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