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Michelle Dewberry of 2006 Apprentice fame is launching a new discount service for hard-up fashionistas everywhere.
Julia Charles was on a high during the summer when she secured £75,000 from James Caan and Duncan Bannatyne on Dragons’ Den for her event management company, D4M.
And now for a something completely different: an entrepreneur sticking up for the bankers. When an email from Daduzen Harjani – director of Hong Kong-based textile manufacturer Jianni Enterprises – popped into the Real Business inbox complaining about the “phobia of bankers”, we couldn’t resist publishing it.
With sterling taking a battering and the FTSE-100 in freefall, at least Lord Mandelson has promised to whip banks into shape if they fail to fund small businesses. But will he stick to his word?