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

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Rebecca Patterson, owner of retro confectionary company, Sherbert Pip, has an unusual business partner - her nine-year-old son Henry.

Henry is one of the UK’s youngest entrepreneurs and his confectionary range Not Before Tea is his third business venture. We asked him why he decided to enter the world of business at such a young age. We also asked Rebecca what Henry brings to the business.

Three quarters of small businesses put survival in the recession down to the strength of own determination and initiative.

  • 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...

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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.