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

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Large companies are exploiting small businesses by delaying invoice payments and imposing new terms and settlement fees on owners, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) said today.

The FSB says it has unearthed evidence that big organisations are making smaller firms wait over 100 days before getting paid, often changing terms and conditions with little notice.

  • 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.

It took Richard Shonn, managing director of 151 Products, three years to find a warehouse big enough for his requirements.