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

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Hundreds of workers at Burton’s Foods’ Moreton site are planning to take part in a rally on Saturday (26 February) to voice their dismay at plans to close the biscuit factory.

Burton’s Foods looks set to close its factory on the Wirral, despite an appeal by the council asking the firm to reconsider.

  • 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.