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Some businesspeople want government to leave them alone; others want a bailout and shelter from the storm. They can’t have both. It’s (still) SME Week and I’ve met a lot of entrepreneurs in the last couple of days. They are interesting people: dreamers, risk-takers and chancers in varying measure. But I note a philosophical divide… » read more

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Some entrepreneurs say their drive comes from within while others point to role models who helped them think for themselves I’m just back from a round-table discussion on whether you can teach entrepreneurship. The room was packed with people who have started their own businesses but there was no real consensus on how to help… » read more

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Welcome to the EurActiv/Blogactiv UK Election Live Blog. We’ll be keeping you up to date with major news, results and reaction as voters choose a new parliament. Refresh the page to view the latest version 16.00 As things stand, the ball is in Nick Clegg’s court. He is, despite not performing as he had hoped,… » read more

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