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

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Zero-hours contracts have been the subject of discussion over the last few days, but why do employers and entrepreneurs need to carefully consider such contracts?

Amy Ross-Sercombe, employment solicitor at Clough & Willis, explains....

Good cash flow is essential for any business to survive and flourish and never more so than for SMEs. Whether you are a sole trader or a limited company, if it is not monitored carefully there will be problems. Getting robust procedures in place will reduce the risk of being forced to write invoices off completely and start debt recovery proceedings.

There has never been a better time for the entrepreneur to contemplate divorce.

  • 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.