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Entrepreneurs Panel

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

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The International Festival for Business 2014 will show the world that Liverpool, and indeed Britain, means business, according to trade and investment minister Lord Green.

Business owners and budding entrepreneurs will be able to rub shoulders with Sir Richard Branson when he visits Liverpool in March for the Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC).

The world’s leading thinkers on entrepreneurship and enterprise will be heading to the North West for the Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC), according to Max Steinberg, chief executive of Liverpool Vision.

  • 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.