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Balfour Beatty has invited other UK companies to follow its lead and make ambitious spending commitments with small and medium sized businesses (SMEs).

Some £238 million in Government funding is up for grabs for businesses of all sizes so they can help to design and guide vocational training to meet the needs of their workforce.

Balfour Beatty has secured a £40 million contract to carry out roof reconfiguration works on the London 2012 Olympic Stadium.

Balfour Beatty has sold its stake in Exeter Airport to Patriot Airspace, the aviation division of Rigby Group.

Balfour Beatty has sold its stake in Exeter Airport to Patriot Airspace, the aviation division of Rigby Group.

Balfour Beatty has secured a £110 million contract to develop the tallest building it has ever constructed in the UK.

Contractor Balfour Beatty has acquired a 95 per cent stake in Blackpool International Airport for £14million.

Balfour Beatty has acquired the stake through its Regional and City Airports division, from Mar Properties, a property developer based in Northern Ireland.

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  • Author, writer and marketer Ryan Holiday on how entrepreneurs need to interpret failure.

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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.