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by MT Staff
Last Updated: 19 Aug 2013

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Commenting on the Budget 2013: 

Rowan Gormley, founder of Naked Wines and co-founder of Wine Demon

Serial entrepreneur Rowan Gormley gave up a highly-paid City job to pursue his passion: wine. Will today’s Budget help business owners like Gormley grow their businesses, create jobs, and contribute to UK GDP?

Michael Oliver, founder of Oliver’s Valves

Michael Oliver launched his specialist valve company 30 years ago from his garage. He's seen Budgets - and indeed governments - come and go. Hear this stalwart of the manufacturing industry’s take on Osborne’s policies.

David Hathiramani, co-founder of A Suit That Fits

Co-founder of online suit tailoring service A Suit That Fits, Hathiramani, purveyor of sartorial bliss, is on hand to comment on Osborne’s policies for entrepreneurs. He may also have a thing or two to say about his choice of tie...

Shed Simove, founder of

Maverick entrepreneur Shed Simove is the man behind, a novelty gift entrepreneur that has sold over one million units to date, a corporate speaker on innovation and author of 'Success Or Your Money Back'. Simove will comment on how Osborne’s Budget affects the environment for innovation in the UK.  

Rajeeb Dey, founder of enternships

An expert on start-ups and innovation, Rajeeb Dey is founder and CEO of and co-founder of StartUp Britain. Will Osborne’s Budget help or hinder budding entrepreneurs? Dey will give you the inside track.

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