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

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Business confidence in the North West has grown significantly this quarter following the general election, according to a new survey.

Business optimism in the West Midlands is above the national average after firms saw strong year-on-year performance in sales and turnover, according to a new survey.

Privately held businesses (PHBs) in the UK reduced the number of their employees significantly over the past year with many planning to freeze pay over the next 12 months, according to the latest International Business Report (IBR) survey from accountancy firm Grant Thornton.

  • 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...

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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.