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Entrepreneurs Panel

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

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Research carried out by the Forum of Private Business (FPB) discovered some NHS trusts are processing absolutely none of their bills within ten days and some are barely managing to pay one in five invoices within 30 days.

Compared with the previous quarter, public sector employment increased by 23,000 in the third quarter of 2009, figures released by the Office for National Statistics reveal, to 6.093 million.

  • 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.