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Jennie Johnson
Brian Hay

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Exchequer secretary to the Treasury David Gauke has visited entrepreneurs and investors in Cambridge.

Pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca is closing its research and development (R&D) base in Cheshire.

A new bank targeting established small and medium-sized businesses has launched today.

The gap between the economic performances of towns and cities in the UK is growing, a new report has indicated.

Office products supplier, DS Smith,has entered into a binding agreement to sell its stationary wholesaler Spicers, which is based in Cambridge, to Spanish group Unipapel in a deal worth some £200 million.

Three teams of students from Anglia Ruskin University have walked away with £10,000 each after successfully pitching their businesses ideas to a panel that included Rajeeb Dey and Vernon Spencer.

A major study by the Forum of Private Business (FPB) has revealed vast differences in the amount of time British councils take to pay their suppliers.

  • 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.