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Entrepreneurs Panel

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

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Britain’s economic recovery is being put at risk by underinvestment according to the Finance and Leasing Association (a trade body with, it has to be admitted, a vested interest). The FLA has commissioned two new research papers by Oxford Economics and the Open University Business School to assess whether Britain’s small businesses are equipped to meet demand when the economy recovers. These, it says, show that business investment is lower than in the two previous recessions.

  • 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.