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Entrepreneurs Panel

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

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A decision on a case currently at the European Court of Justice (ECJ)which strengthens the EU’s consumer rights laws could make trading more difficult for online retailers.

The opinion from the Advocate General stressed that the EU Distance Selling Directive (1997) entitles online buyers to return used goods “without charge or penalty” regardless of the length of time since purchase.

  • 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.