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Julie Meyer
Michael Oliver
Charlie Mullins
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Features

Mon, 4th Apr 2016

It's the argument we are all reading day-in, day-out: Brexit will cripple the economy, damage the currency and hammer businesses. The mainstream media are so certain that a Brexit would be the most unparalleled disaster in our history that it is a wonder that a referendum is even taking place.

Tue, 5th Jan 2016

Encouraging paternity leave could benefit your business - but so far take-up has been low. Ian Cowley, managing director of cartridgesave.co.uk, takes a look at how you can embrace shared leave in a practical way.

Thu, 29th Oct 2015

Why are men twice as likely to get VC investment as their female counterparts? Clare Flynn Levy, founder and CEO of Essential Analytics and member of YPO London Chapter, takes a look

Tue, 6th Oct 2015

By Sharon Argov, co-founder of Fundbird.

Mon, 5th Oct 2015

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 Liverpool on Friday, EN persuaded her to share a few snippets of advice for eager entrepreneurs

Tue, 22nd Sep 2015

Sit up straight to ensure success, says corrective exercise expert and former professional rugby player Jim Thorp.

Mon, 17th Aug 2015

Bivek Sharma, head of small business accounting at KPMG, takes a look at the ins and outs of the new auto-enrolment system and advises on how you can best prepare your business for the change.

Wed, 15th Apr 2015

Charlie Bradshaw, founder and CEO of product design and procurement specialist Matrix APA, offers his glimpse of the future.

Fri, 27th Mar 2015

What can small businesses take from the failure of the Funding for Lending scheme? Russell Gould, COO at Orange Money (trading as Ezbob and Everline), takes a look.

Mon, 15th Dec 2014

Everline offers its hints and tips for ensuring your business is prepared for the Christmas rush.

Fri, 12th Dec 2014

Britain is home to a wealth of digital entrepreneurs. In order to find out how these individuals have gone from the initial concept to a fully fledged business Broadband Genie, one of the UK's longest running broadband comparison sites, has spoken to digital entrepreneurs across the UK in order to encourage those looking to start their own digital venture.

Wed, 10th Dec 2014

Gradlancer is the UK's first student services marketplace, connecting university students to freelance opportunities so they can work, learn and earn while they study. EN talks to its three founders to see how they came up with the idea, the challenges they've faced and their plans for the future.

Fri, 5th Dec 2014

Dr Mark McKergow and Helen Bailey examine the six essential roles of engagement for leaders.

Thu, 4th Dec 2014

Age is just a number, but are young entrepreneurs struggling with the figures? Raj Sond, general manager at First Data Merchant Solutions, takes a look.

Tue, 2nd Dec 2014

Theo Hoppen, head of family law at MLP Law, explains that you don't have to be worth more than £700m like Sir Chris Hohn and Jamie Cooper-Hohn to take steps to ensure your business survives the break-up of your marriage.

Fri, 28th Nov 2014

What will the 2020 work place look like? Rich Preece, vice-president and UK country manager at online accounting software firm Intuit, takes a look.

Mon, 24th Nov 2014

Businesses need to deal with paper's invisible footprint, says Iron Mountain commercial director Phil Greenwood.

Fri, 6th Jun 2014

Author, writer and marketer Ryan Holiday on how entrepreneurs need to interpret failure.

Mon, 12th May 2014

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.

Fri, 21st Mar 2014

Ian Wright, founder and chief executive of NonExecutiveDirectors.com, is bringing together SMEs and NEDs - without the hefty recruitment fees.

Tue, 19th Nov 2013

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 has managed to pick up 15 awards along the way.

  • 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 NonExecutiveDirectors.com, 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.