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

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SMEs are still struggling with cash flow problems, a new report has suggested.

Baker Tilly’s latest Outlook publication predicting economic activity in the year ahead says that despite a positive trading period in the run-up to Christmas, consumers will reign-in their spending again in 2010.

The number of companies suffering late payment from customers has more than doubled in the last six months according to data from the Baker Tilly Finance Director Survey.

  • 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.