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

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Some 50 per cent of businesses in Essex do not want a new crossing built on the Thames; instead they would like to see improvements to the existing Dartford Crossing, according to a poll by the Essex Federation of Small Businesses (FSB).

Businesses across Essex are being invited to have their say on the future management of the Dartford Crossing.

Councils in greater Essex, Havering and Redbridge are being urged by the Essex branch of the Forum of Small Businesses to use new powers to reduce car parking charges.

  • 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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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.