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Entrepreneurs Panel

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

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All those hours spent polishing your product presentation to bag new contracts could be rendered worthless as soon as prospective clients walk through the door, as nearly half (48 per cent) of professionals saying rude front-of-house staff such as receptionists put them off doing business with other companies.

  • 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.