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

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The Prime Minister launched the biggest trade fair in the UK for over 60 years this week to showcase what Britain can offer international business leaders.

Regen 2014 – the exhibition and conference for the UK regeneration industry – has announce the line-up for its two day exhibition and conference in Liverpool as part of the International Festival for Business (IFB).

  • 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

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.