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Entrepreneurs Panel

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

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As the economy crumbles around it, a coalition of bodies including the Northwest Regional Development Agency today launched a strategy to combat putative future skills shortages in the North West and "age-proof" the region's future - encouraging the abolition of the retirement age and taking "positive action" to retain more over-50s in the workforce.

  • 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.