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Laura Tenison
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Brian Hay
Jeremy Roberts
Tony Caldeira
Debbie Pierce
Jennie Johnson
Michael Oliver

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What happens when a rough-and-tumble businessman enters the refined world of fine art? EN speaks to Bill Clark and finds out.

As returns on investments plummet, some surprising asset classes are beginning to take centre stage. Northern Art is one of them. EN examines the reasons.

In 1993 a medium-sized painting by the (then) young Manchester artist Liam Spencer could be had for £400. Today the price would be closer to £14,000.

  • 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.