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Property investment firm Peel Group’s outline plans to transform a 26-acre site at Chatham Docks into a £650 million development have been approved by Eric Pickles, secretary of state.

The owner of MediaCityUK, Peel Group, has agreed a deal to buy the Lowry Outlet Mall in Salford Quays.

Peel Group, one of the UK’s most important property developers, has confirmed that it is looking to sell the asset with which it is most closely associated in the public mind: Greater Manchester shopping mecca the Trafford Centre. The proposed deal values the shopping centre at £1.6bn.

  • 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.