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Entrepreneurs Panel

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

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Business secretary Vince Cable's plans for a business bank plan have been branded a non-starter by plumbing entrepreneur Charlie Mullins.

Pimlico Plumbers has reported record sales of £17 million for the 2011/12 financial year.

Olympic road closures could push some companies out of business, according to entrepreneur Charlie Mullins.

Businesses should be allowed to dismiss unproductive workers without explanation, according to Charlie Mullins, the founder of Pimlico Plumbers.

SMEs should avoid advice from the banks "like the plague", according to Charlie Mullins, founder of Pimlico Plumbers and member of EN Magazine’s Entrepreneurs Panel.

  • 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.