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Jeremy Roberts
Jennie Johnson

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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.

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is enhancing its support to SMEs after uncovering a cashpot worth £20bn.

A unique partnership to provide funding for businesses in Greater Manchester is being unveiled this week.

Royal Bank of Scotland has agreed to sell 318 branches to Santander in a deal worth £1.65bn that will make the Spanish bank one of the biggest on the British High Street.

RBS is to sell 318 branches to Santander for an estimated £2bn.

  • 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.