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

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The business card, once an essential tool for millions of executives, is quickly becoming obsolete thanks to new technology.

Facebook is the most "marketing-friendly" social media platform, a survey of UK marketers has found, with respondents demonstrating a clear preference for the platform over LinkedIn and Twitter.

Increasing numbers of businesses are allocating more time to train staff on social media strategies, rather than on honing their face-to-face or telephone sales techniques, a new report has revealed.

Entrepreneur Richard Branson has become the first person on LinkedIn to reach one million followers.

Company data could be at risk after reports of a major hack on professional networking site LinkedIn.

When it comes to online networking, it seems men are more clued up than their female counterparts.

Former LinkedIn European managing director Kevin Eyres has been named as the first mentor for London’s Tech City, which provides new homes for technology businesses in the UK.

More than half of Britain’s small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) now use social media, a new survey has found.

  • 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.