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European cabinet ministers responsible for energy and climate change have gathered in Brussels for the European Green Growth Summit in order to set their vision for a low carbon economy.

David Cameron has pledged to stop a “new torrent of rules and regulations” from Brussels in a bid to boost the UK economy.

Edward Davey, the UK Government’s minister for employment relations, will visit Brussels today to continue the UK Government’s lobbying on the EU’s proposed Pregnant Workers Directive.

According to research from accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, the level of promotions on Christmas items in grocery shops is starting to stabilise as we get nearer to Christmas.

Merseyside could miss out on £30 million of regeneration cash from Brussels if they can’t round up match funding to support it.

In the first of a series of articles, Vitali Vitaliev investigates the past, present and future of the European Union, an organisation whose capacity for mindless bureaucracy and self-aggrandisement recalls his Soviet youth.

  • 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...

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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.