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Entrepreneurs Panel

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

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Following the submission of an outline planning application on 4 October 2010 for its £5.5bn “Liverpool Waters” development, showing redevelopment proposals for the underused part of Liverpool’s Central Docks, developer Peel has announced it will be holding two public events open to all stakeholders to explain the scheme.

  • 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.