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

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Agents and customers of Farepak will receive half of the money they lost when the firm collapsed.

Having spent 40 years building the UK's biggest Christmas savings club, you might expect Peter Johnson to be sitting back and enjoying the fruits of his labours. Instead he's rebuilding consumer confidence post-Farepak and relisting the business on AIM. Stuart Anderson reports.

  • 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.