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The chairman of the Royal Bank of Scotland has admitted the bank is paying big salaires to staff who are not "worth it".

Sir Fred Goodwin, the controversial former head of the Royal Bank of Scotland has landed a new role as international advisor to architects RMJM.

David and Simon Reuben who own 32.5 per cent of collapsed licensed retail group Premium Bars & Restaurants have blamed banks for stopping them from saving the company.

Premium, which owns the Living Room, Prohibition and Bel and the Dragon chains, went into administration last week after lenders rejected an offer of £52m.

David Roberts, medical services director at Lancashire County Cricket Club, is expanding his chain of private clinics.

  • 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

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.