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

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The Labour Party has announced that its annual conference will be held in Manchester in 2010, 2012 and 2014.

It will be held in Liverpool in 2011.

Manchester has already hosted the event in 2006 and 2008 and the Conservative Party is coming to the city this year for the first time.

The Labour gatherings are expected to be worth £70million to the regional economy.

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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.