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Michael Oliver
Julie Meyer

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The UK's micro firms are owed a whopping £16.9bn by their customers, according to new research.

A student entrepreneur behind ElephantBranded, which supplies ethically made bags and related products, have secured a distribution deal that will see their products go on sale in John Lewis stores from next month.

A Government-backed campaign has been set up to support budding young entrepreneurs.

Female entrepreneurs could give a much needed boost to the UK economy according to a survey carried out by Intuit, the maker of QuickBooks financial management software for small businesses.

Three quarters of small businesses put survival in the recession down to the strength of own determination and initiative.

  • 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

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.