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Businesses must look to capitalise on the UK economic recovery to invest in growth, says HSBC.

HSBC has revealed the nine companies that will compete to win the Midlands regional heat of its Global Connections competition, a nationwide contest to find the most innovative businesses in the UK.

Urban Splash has formed a new joint venture with The Pears Group, which has agreed to refinance £135m of its remaining bank debt from the RBS, CoOp, HSBC and Blackstone.

The Itsu restaurant and retail chain is creating more than 350 jobs after securing a £14 million funding package from HSBC.

Court-appointed lawyer Irving Picard whose job it is to recover funds for investors of convicted swindler Bernard Madoff sued has started legal action against HSBC.

HSBC today said tougher European rules on pay and a bank tax had left it assessing whether to stay in London.

CBI President Helen Alexander CBE has announced that Stephen Green, Group Chairman of HSBC Holding, has been nominated for appointment as Deputy President of the CBI.

A woman whose business provides “Great British Food for Great British Kids”, has been crowned the UK’s best start-up business of the year at the HSBC Start-Up Stars Awards and won the top prize of £25,000.

Britons’ desires for the perfect smile means they are choosing to insure their teeth over taking out a personal pension, leaving them at financial risk in later life, a survey by HSBC Insurance suggests.

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  • 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.