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Entrepreneurs Panel

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

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Half of employees claim to have been "ill-treated" at work - and it seems managers are both the main perpetrators and most likely victims of bad behaviour.

A further 12 TJ Hughes stores are to close over the next few days with the loss of 585 jobs.

The South West RDA is sponsoring a unique event aimed at encouraging the over-50s to set up their own business.

Thirty-five million items of post have piled up in post rooms due to this week's strikes, says the Royal Mail.

  • 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.