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

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The Office of Fair Trading has raided the UK offices of Mercedes Benz as part of an investigation into alleged price-fixing in the trucking industry.

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has delivered a deeply critical report on the insolvency profession and its treatment of SMEs and other creditors.

The Office of Fair Trading today announced plans to undertake a market study into equity underwriting and associated services, and sought views on its scope.

Ryanair has been accused of being "puerile and childish" over its payment policy by business watchdog the Office of Fair Trading (OFT).

A probe into corporate insolvencies must address the problem of “phoenix” companies starting again under a different name leaving their smaller creditors unpaid, pressure group the Forum of Private Business (FPB) is arguing.

  • 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.