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Debbie Pierce
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Charlie Mullins
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Steve Purdham
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Tony Caldeira
Laura Tenison
David Pollock
Brian Hay

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Greater Manchester recorded the highest growth rate of any LEP area in England, including London and Birmingham, according to the latest figures.

£1m in seed funding has been earmarked to support 200 new start-ups in Birmingham.

HSBC has revealed the nine companies that will compete to win the Midlands regional heat of its Global Connections competition, a nationwide contest to find the most innovative businesses in the UK.

Flybe has celebrated its first inaugural flight of eight brand new routes to operate from Birmingham Airport with passengers taking flight to Cologne Bonn.

Eight promising young entrepreneurs from Birmingham and the Black Country have been picked to take part in a business mentoring programme in Holland.

UK online takeaway business Just Eat has acquired Birmingham-based Meal2Go for its market-leading retail technology that was specifically designed for the restaurant industry.

Peel Advertising has won a contract to sell advertising, promotions and sponsorship activity for Birmingham Airport for the next seven years.

Birmingham City Council’s Cabinet is to consider plans to extend a scheme to support SMEs across the city in accessing faster broadband connections.

MWH Treatment has secured a contract to design, build and maintain a new £47.8 million bio energy power plant in Birmingham.

The Government has approved funding of over £24 million for two traffic improvement schemes in Leeds and Birmingham.

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  • 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 NonExecutiveDirectors.com, 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.