Entrepreneurs Forum
  • Setting the benchmark

    Judy Aldred

    Judy Aldred has been making great gains with her SSentif database that allows public bodies to benchmark against anyone they like.

  • How Vanish left a mark on its creator

    John Jones

    John Jones discovered a sticky substance in an Ayrshire stockroom and turned into a global brand. But he tells BQ how the forced sale of his firm was a watershed in his life.

  • After-sales a cast-iron guarantee

    Chris Brooks

    Computers still form a vibrant retail sector, but so too does the bit we don’t see, the warranties and service contracts business, as Peter Baber discovers from the enterprising Chris Brooks.

  • Long distance view

    David Twiddle

    Recruitment companies have had to reinvent their sector and job-seekers now think more about visibility. Peter Baber talks to David Twiddle, a man who knows how to balance both.

  • Hydrogen goes boom

    David Bowles

    After years of helping other companies get off the ground, David Bowles is chairing a company that will try to persuade us that hydrogen is the energy to use now and in the future.

  • Getting the right premium

    Jonathan Willett

    There’s nothing like a load of angry customers to set you on the road to business success, as Brian Nicholls finds while talking to insurance broker Jonathan Willett.

  • What Chris Gorman did next

    Chris Gorman

    He remains one of Scotland’s most inspiring entrepreneurs, combining his knowledge of mobile technology with a love of chart music. Chris Gorman tells Kenny Kemp his story.

  • Hotel lobbyist

    Carolyn Pearson

    Women travelling on their own on business face particular obstacles, but it was when she saw how many and how obvious they were that prompted Carolyn Pearson into action.

  • Rachel’s hot seat

    Rachel Jones

    Rachel Jones moved from a career in marketing and PR determined to build Totseat. She reveals to Kenny Kemp what the business journey has taught her.