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Entrepreneurs Panel

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

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The latest round of the Government's Regional Growth Fund (RGF) has opened, offering businesses in the North West the chance to bid for £200m.

A panel of MPs has described the operation of the Government's Regional Growth Fund (RGF) as "scandalous" after a report found that only £60 million from the £1.4bn initiative has reached projects to support enterprise and job creation - and in some cases it has cost over £200,000 to create a single new post.

  • 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

Like Sir Richard Branson, entrepreneur Eric Everard's first business was a student magazine.

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