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Michelle Mone OBE is to head up an independent review for the Government on supporting business start-ups in disadvantaged communities.

The economic case for an independent Scotland has still not been made, the president of the Confederation of British Industry has argued.

New figures announced today show that more Scottish-based companies than ever before have been supported to expand internationally.

The Scottish Government has allocated £3 million funding to support entrepreneurs in the country as part of its CAN DO Action Framework.

After Flybe announced its plans to cut Cardiff Airport flights to Paris and Glasgow early last month, the airport has now secured CityJet, part of the Air France airline group, to operate their Glasgow and Paris (Orly) routes and immediately fill the breach left by Flybe.

Weightmans has acquired the Manchester office team of fellow law firm Semple Fraser.

Semple Fraser has confirmed its intention to appoint administrators.

Glasgow Rangers have filed a notice of intention to appoint an administrator as the Scottish Premier League champions seek breathing space from their creditors.

Virgin Trains has extended its agreement to operate the West Coast Train Line.

The administrators of Liverpool-based retailer TJ Hughes have sold four of the failed company’s stores to Lewis’s Home Retail, which is part of the Benross Group, saving 442 jobs.

  • 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.