As TV Dragon and serial investor Peter Jones throws open the doors of his second National Enterprise Academy, he talks to Real Business about the "born versus made" debate, business books for kids and his questionable teaching skills.
Should entrepreneurs be cheering, then?
All industries, even soft fruits, are ripe for change. Here’s how Scottish farmer- entrepreneur Lochy Porter used product innovation and international licensing to take Angus Soft Fruits to the top.
I was convinced it was Wednesday all day yesterday. Am amazed to find I haven’t progressed in the week at all!
Last month we reported that Virgin billionaire Richard Branson was giving budding entrepreneurs the chance to tweet their business ideas to him. Now Simon Dolan, founder of SJD Accountancy, is joining the club of Twitter-based angel investors.
The nation is in the midst of a retail breakdown and everyone is trying everything to attract and retain their customers. Everyone, that is, except Halfords.