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The Government needs to return investment in the UK's creaking infrastructure to pre-recession levels as soon as possible if it wants to fire up the economy, the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has said.

The Forum of Private Business (FPB) is lobbying the Government for a series of specific tax cuts as part of proposals for ‘responsible growth’ as the economy heads out of recession.

The Government has today published a plan for the new generation of broadband in the UK.

The interim report contains more than 20 recommendations, including specific proposals on:

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Reputation is everything when it comes to running a successful business, according to Sacha Lord-Marchionne and Sam Kandel, founders of the Warehouse Project (WHP), a series of club nights featuring DJs from all over the world, which was launched back in 2006.

After travelling the world in a corporate role, Mike Wheeler decided that he had had enough of living out of a suitcase and so got a job running a small family business.