young enterprise

Glass Act

Glass Act is the business started by a group of students taking part in this years Young Enterprise Awards. Having seen their presentation at the YELothian Awards night, and with encouragement from fellow 3rdimagazine member Jackie Cameron who coaches many young entrepreneurs from across the [...]

A new generation lighting the way

Across Europe the next generation is eager to create new endeavour – young people wanting to start their own businesses. Many are talking about doing so together – championing a co-operative approach to match their values. Recently I attended an event at which this message was loud and clear. I [...]

Young Enterprise’s latest favourite role model

Young Enterprise tells us about its latest favourite role model, BBC Breakfast presenter Steph McGovern. Steph McGovern saved the world’s biggest power tools maker £1 million at the age of 19. Not surprisingly, she got herself noticed by the media. Now the working class Young Enterprise alumna [...]

Youth Unemployment

Youth unemployment is the biggest threat to the future of the world economy. In the UK the toll of young jobless has risen by 240% in the last 5 years leaving a million 16-24 year olds to deal with the prospect of a workless future. Businesses and Ministers have acknowledged that for [...]

Do Something – Save a lost generation.

The most damaging burden economics can inflict on our young people is to consign them to unemployment. Yet an unprecedented one million young Britons are jobless. This squandering of talent and loss of wealth is numbing and shameful. What is even more alarming is society could do more to save what [...]

It’s Good to Give and the young people who help

One of the best things to happen in my charity world is that young people of all ages want to support It’s Good 2 Give in all sorts of ways. I didn’t expect it to become such a big part of what we do and how we do it. Took me by surprise. I called our charity It’s Good 2 Give because for me [...]
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