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  • Growing is a Vertu


    BQ talks to the man at the Vertu Motors wheel, Robert Forrester, about the firm’s rapid rise to power.

  • Turnkey talent


    Richard Grafton believes his new interiors business is a step change from the companies he has been running for the past two decades. He tells Peter Baber why.

  • Taking on the country


    Kevin Hollinrake has just taken his York-based estate agency through a merger that now gives it a national presence. Could this be the time for him to re-enter politics? Peter Baber finds out.

  • Twenty six steps to success


    Leeds-based digital marketing agency Twentysix thrives on not having a hierarchy and being like the client, it’s boss tells Peter Baber.

  • Twice bitten, never shy


    Howard Gould returned to take over ISIS-Ex, a company he had been involved in setting up, some years after he moved onto other things. Here he explains why it was worth it

  • An articulate voice for business


    Nosheena Mobarik is the first chairman of CBI Scotland to come from a small business. BQ charts her remarkable rise to prominence.

  • Mum likes it hot

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    When she was made redundant from her bank job, Susan McCann decided to set up her own condiment business in her kitchen. Karen Peattie reports on hew remarkable success since.

  • Deadgood designs on success


    Elliot Brook and Dan Ziglam are building a North East reputation for progressive furniture and lighting design, taking other young creators with them at the same time.

  • Career change champion

    Paul Ferris

    Paul Ferris talks BQ through his unlikely career path from beautiful game to books, bar and boardroom.