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Entrepreneurs Panel

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

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An independent analysis of 91,000 tenancies published today shows that small businesses are increasingly signing shorter deals, with 81 per cent on leases of five years or fewer and therefore unlikely to face a rent review. By comparison just over three per cent of small businesses have a lease of over ten years.

  • 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.