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Entrepreneurs Panel

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

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Business links between Manchester and China are set to grow following an announcement that Manchester Airport is to be named the sister airport of Beijing Capital International.

The entrepreneur who was once China's richest person went on trial today, two years after being arrested for alleged insider trading and bribery.

  • 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.