Rebecca Smith
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Autumn Statement 2015: Rolls-Royce CEO among those concerned about R&D...

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Autumn Statement 2015: 26 enterprise zones created or extended

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This former banker turned Kabbalah teacher is encouraging CEOs to get spiritual

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CBI boss Carolyn Fairbairn: Bin business dinners for more female-friendly...

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The retail magnate who swapped running the high street for renovating...

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From his parents' garage to a multi-million pound procurement platform

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Novacroft CEO: We need to overturn notions of the transport industry being all...

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Novacroft CEO: We need to overturn notions of the transport industry being all...

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10 of the most controversial adverts ever

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Utilising a military background to build a fast-growing company

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UK consumers' penchant for popcorn fuels £3.3bn spending on bagged snacks

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The five most disastrous examples of founders trying their hand at being CEO

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How a former journalist went from “poacher turned gamekeeper” to set up a...

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Chuka Umunna exclusive: Small Business Saturday is crucial for the success of...

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A Suit That Fits takes to Crowdcube for £500,000 funding to finance new...

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Amazon will "definitely" hold another Prime Day as independent retailers...

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Why running a business as co-CEOs is "like a marriage"

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As Netflix subscribers hit 65m, CEO says content quality and prices are on the...

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Over half of UK MPs unaware of Catapult Centres, Angel CoFund and Patent Box

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Amazon's attempt to eclipse Black Friday isn't going well, according to Twitter

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Strike reforms welcomed by employers' groups, but deemed "spiteful" by trade...

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David Cameron will force companies with 250 employees to reveal data on gender...

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31DOVER founder on cracking the drinks market and why next-day delivery should...

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Graze's hunger for bricks and mortar presence sees it team up with Sainsbury's...

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Apprenticeship levy won't solve "skills emergency" faced by UK employers, says...

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Boosting UK productivity: Planning changes form part of the government's agenda

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Boosting UK productivity: Government pledges "world-class digital...

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Unemployed generation facing "make or break point" for career prospects, says...

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Sajid Javid: International students should study then leave the UK

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Six of the best customer complaint letters

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Uber demand surge amid tube strike allows firm to triple prices

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Female job seekers less likely to be shown high-paying job ads from Google than...

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Summer Budget 2015: Compulsory national living wage gets mixed reception

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Summer Budget 2015: Cut in corporation tax welcomed by British businesses

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Summer Budget 2015: Roads Fund introduced as part of the plan to boost...

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From Metro Bank to Mondo: A look at the prospects of Britain's challenger banks

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Premier League talent at a premium as Raheem Sterling named most valuable young...

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Cineworld sales show big titles still mean big business for the film industry...

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Warren Buffett donates $2.84bn to Gates Foundation and family charities

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Tossed serves up tempting deals for customers in an effort to raise £750,000...

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Want your eureka moment? Sleep on it

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The most generous business founders and CEOs alive today

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Government defends HS2 plans as "clear and robust" after House of Lords...

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SMEs are tackling the trade deficit but need to move out of export "comfort...

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Communication strategies can be costly if CEOs don't get it right

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From Mike Ashley to Roman Abramovich: The Premier League's richest owners

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Airport Commission backs Heathrow expansion of third runway

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Digital startup Mondo aims to follow in Atom Bank's footsteps to overhaul...

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Flexible working one year on – has it been a success for UK businesses?

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Tennis stars: Why marketability can be a blessing and curse for today's top...

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Steve Wozniak doesn't think robots will take over – But we will become...

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Branson-backed global internet project secures $500m, but will the costs prove...

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British businesses are too polite

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Amazon paid just £11.9m corporation tax for its UK business in 2014

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Is London losing its hold as the UK's hub for growing businesses?

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The UK’s fastest growing private companies: Hot 100 2015 – (100) Hays...

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The UK’s fastest growing private companies: Hot 100 2015 – (99) H Docherty

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The UK’s fastest growing private companies: Hot 100 2015 – (98) Off-Piste...

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The UK’s fastest growing private companies: Hot 100 2015 – (97) Danbro

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The UK’s fastest growing private companies: Hot 100 2015 – (96) Peter Duffy

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The UK’s fastest growing private companies: Hot 100 2015 – (95) Kingdom...

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The UK’s fastest growing private companies: Hot 100 2015 – (94) Avtrade

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The UK’s fastest growing private companies: Hot 100 2015 – (93) Greencroft...

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The UK’s fastest growing private companies: Hot 100 2015 – (92) Quanta...

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The UK’s fastest growing private companies: Hot 100 2015 – (91) Ikon...

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The UK’s fastest growing private companies: Hot 100 2015 – (90) Studwelders

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The UK’s fastest growing private companies: Hot 100 2015 – (89) Direct...

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The UK’s fastest growing private companies: Hot 100 2015 – (88) Independent...

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The UK’s fastest growing private companies: Hot 100 2015 – (87) Sevacare

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The UK’s fastest growing private companies: Hot 100 2015 – (86) TCL Group

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The UK’s fastest growing private companies: Hot 100 2015 – (85) Hyperion...

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The UK’s fastest growing private companies: Hot 100 2015 – (84) Eclipse

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The UK’s fastest growing private companies: Hot 100 2015 – (83) Tallis Amos...

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The UK’s fastest growing private companies: Hot 100 2015 – (82) GP...

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The UK’s fastest growing private companies: Hot 100 2015 – (81) Softcat

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Are UK businesses risking a compromise culture with recruitment?

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Plus500 agrees lucrative sponsorship deal with Atlético Madrid

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Older women in tech still have a really hard time, says Frugl founder

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Sajid Javid outlines part-privatisation plans for Green Investment Bank

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Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson on board to help relaunch Air Djibouti

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Clubs, pubs and bars form integral part of UK economy

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Linkin Park: From rock band to venture capital fund

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The UK's older workers could provide a £100bn boost to the economy

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UK private equity “comfortably outperforming” pension funds and FTSE...

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Creative Visions Global's CEO on combining business and media to create a...

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Tesco tops list of supplier complaints, but is improving under Dave Lewis

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How a games publisher COO took the plunge with a new business selling fish...

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Sustainability might be a buzz word, but Ricoh's focus on bees shows benefit of...

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Waitrose offers 20 per cent discount for loyal shoppers' favourite items

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Amelia Rope: How to run a one-man band chocolate business

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Goldman Sachs tells interns not to work more than 17 hours a day

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Bob Geldof steps down from Ten Alps as company completes £4.5m funding round

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British labels say Apple Music terms would "put people out of business"

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Is Britain's love affair with tea over?

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News organisations under pressure as users won't pay for online news

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London bakery asks for fewer requests after Lego cake goes viral

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Full steam ahead for Grind as it aims to raise £1.5m via Crowdcube

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OUTstanding's CEO on the value of inclusive marketing for diversity

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Jurassic World roars to global record with $511.8m debut

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Richard Branson on IAG's Aer Lingus deal: "It's absolutely wrong"

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