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Small businesses could be the key to getting the UK economy back on its feet, according to a new report.

West End-based social recruitment site Bright Network has secured investment from a consortium of angel investors.

Investment bank Goldman Sachs has paid around $70 million (£43 million) for a minority stake in Warrington-based technology firm AppSense.

Worldwide mergers and acquisitions activity grew substantially during the first half of 2010, a new report from analyst firm Mergermarket reveals.

British Airways has flown into more trouble after the airline was downgraded from a "buy" to a "sell" rating and profit forecasts slashed by 46 per cent by Goldman Sachs over oil price fears and declining customer demand.

  • 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.