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

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Sportswear retailer JJB has announced a proposed company voluntary arrangement in the latest move in its bit to turn around the fortunes of the firm and avoid administration.

The terms of the arrangement have been sent to landlords and shareholders, who will vote on them on 27 and 29 April respectively.

  • 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.