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Brian Hay
Jennie Johnson

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The latest DTZ Research UK Property Times Industrial market report has revealed that the overall volume of available space of buildings over 50,000 sq ft fell in Q2 due to sustained high levels of grade A take-up and a reduced rate of return of grade B and C stock.

Commercial agent DTZ is aiming to raise up to £52m of new equity to keep itself afloat.

The listed property services firm, which this morning also revealed an £11.2m pretax loss in the six months to 31 October, is issuing up to 203.8m new shares through a firm placing and a placing and open offer at a price of 27p each.

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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, 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.