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South East & London News

Tuesday, 14 August 2012

The South East Food Group Partnership has secured funding from the Government’s £24 million Coastal Communities Fund.

Tuesday, 14 August 2012

London-based businesses make up half of the finalists in the Santander Small to Medium-Sized Business of the Year category of the National Business Awards.

Monday, 13 August 2012

London's service sector helped to drive business activity higher during July as the capital bucked an otherwise gloomy trend for across the English regions.

Friday, 10 August 2012

Businesses in London have been busier thanks to the Olympic Games, but not as busy as they had anticipated.

Thursday, 9 August 2012

Razor manufacturer King of Shaves has secured a contract to supply its products to Turkish retailer Gratis.

Thursday, 9 August 2012

A property developer has been fined after workers lives were put at risk on a building site in Essex.

Wednesday, 8 August 2012

Shawbrook Bank has reached its break-even point less than 12 months after it was launched.

Monday, 6 August 2012

Pimlico Plumbers has reported record sales of £17 million for the 2011/12 financial year.

Monday, 6 August 2012

Closed Loop Recycling is doubling the capacity of its Dagenham plant as part of its £12 million expansion plans.

Friday, 3 August 2012

A number of companies are planning to expand their operations in the capital’s technology hub, Tech City.

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  • 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

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.