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

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Nearly half (48 per cent) of business owners who launched their companies in the past two years are planning to expand their operations in 2013, with 65 per cent predicting strong sales in the first half of the year.

Increasing numbers of small business owners are slashing prices to stay ahead as the credit crunch continues to bite, new research has suggested.

Insurance group Aviva has sold its breakdown recovery division RAC to private equity firm Carlyle Group in a deal worth £1bn.

  • 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

Reputation is everything when it comes to running a successful business, according to Sacha Lord-Marchionne and Sam Kandel, founders of the Warehouse Project (WHP), a series of club nights featuring DJs from all over the world, which was launched back in 2006.

After travelling the world in a corporate role, Mike Wheeler decided that he had had enough of living out of a suitcase and so got a job running a small family business.