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The Government has given the go-ahead to the £5.5 billion Liverpool Waters scheme which will regenerate 60 hectares of dock land in the city, creating tens of thousands of jobs.

Wirral Borough Council has granted outline planning permission for developer Peel Holdings’ £4.5bn Wirral Waters scheme. Planners voted unanimously in favour of the scheme to redevelop 50 hectares of dockland between Birkenhead and Wallasey, which has also received the backing of all four of the borough’s MPs.

A consortium led by developer Peel Holdings has pulled out of a £640million takeover bid for Forth Ports.

  • 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 NonExecutiveDirectors.com, 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.