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Engineering firm ENER-G has secured a new £30 million credit facility with Barclays Corporate to support its overseas expansion strategy.

British businesses predict steady growth, an increase in gross domestic product and an improved business landscape over the next ten years, according to new research by Barclays Corporate.

Thorntons is planning to close up to 180 stores over the next three years as it battles tough high street conditions.

Cheshire-based telecommunications firm Chess Telecoms has secured a £21 million refinancing deal with Barclays Corporate in a boost to its acquisition strategy.

The majority of UK businesses plan to create jobs this year, new research has revealed.

  • 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.