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

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North West businesses that manage to reduce their carbon emissions through a new Government scheme are set to lose out on up to £1bn a year in the wake of the Comprehensive Spending Review.

With the final England squad to be announced today, UK businesses are being advised to make sure they too have their World Cup strategies in place in time for kick off on 11 June.

Sarah Cleary, partner in law firm DLA Piper’s ( corporate crime and regulatory practice and specialist in corporate crime and regulatory law, explains how the new Bribery Act is set to impact on businesses.

  • 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.