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

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Ethnic minorities living and working in Britain consider professions including banking, politics, law and journalism, as racist.

The Government must delay passing new laws which could cost small businesses nearly £800 million a year, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) said.

The FSB is urging the Government to hold off on passing new laws on the next business law start date, because they will only put more financial pressure on already-struggling small businesses.

  • 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.