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Michael Oliver
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Steve Purdham
Charlie Mullins

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More and more businesses are taking to social media platforms in order to spread the word about what they offer and to interact with customers/clients. There are many benefits, not least the opportunity to network without having to leave the comfort of your office, but there are also various pitfalls. EN looks at the pros and cons of going social...

Business optimism is improving if the results of BDO’s Employment Index are anything to go by.

The merger between accountancy and business advisory firms BDO and PKF is now complete.


Business confidence hit a 21-year low in January, new figures have indicated.

Reported fraud in the South East and London dropped to £625 million in 2012 compared with more than £1bn the previous year, new figures show.

Accountants BDO and PKF have agreed to merge.

Manufacturers in the South East have reported worse than expected results in the last three months, new figures have revealed.


Business confidence has plummeted to its lowest level for 20 years, a new report has revealed.

Business confidence in the UK has dropped to its lowest level this year.

Despite the individual tales of cold weather-related woe from retailers, it appears that the high street as a whole got off relatively lightly from the coldest December on record.

  • 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

Like Sir Richard Branson, entrepreneur Eric Everard's first business was a student magazine.

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