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Entrepreneurs Panel

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

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Despite the volume of IPOs falling by a third in 2015, compared to the previous year, the outlook for Northern company listings looks positive over the next 12 to 18 months, according to business intelligence firm EY.


North West plcs have bucked a national trend, with fewer of them issuing profit warnings in the first six months of 2014, according to a report from EY.

Certainty and stability are at the top of the Budget wish list from businesses, according to an EY survey, with nearly 80% of companies stating that it should be a key driver of the Chancellor’s tax policy choices.

  • 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.