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

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British SMEs plan to take on 452,000 employees in the next 12 months, an increase of 20 per cent on the first quarter of year, according to a new poll.

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the UK plan to create 470,000 new jobs in the coming months.

Small and medium-sized enterprises plan to invest £74.9bn in capital expenditure in the next 12 months, new research has indicated.

GE Capital, the finance arm of General Electric is working on plans to set up a new UK online bank.

  • 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.