youth enterprise

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 [...]

How we think is not enough and what we think won’t matter

Today, (October 2nd), David Milliband will address the Labour conference and project himself as “an ordinary bloke” that went to a comprehensive school in an attempt to present himself as one of the people in contrast to upper-class elitism, a tag attached to the current Cameron regime. The [...]

Inspirational Young Entrepreneur – Jodie Hughes

Jodie Hughes worked for the Scottish Institute for Enterprise as a result winning ‘Intern of the Year 2011’.  This led to the founding of her first entrepreneurial business: My Health Cards. This small business venture won numerous awards including a Shell LiveWIRE Grand Ideas Award and [...]

Supporting budding young entrepreneurs

With the way things are heading with the stuttering economy, university fees / graduate loans, examination grading debacles, and so on it’s a wonder that any young people want to start up their own business, but they do and they are. As a mother of teenagers I have been told of their friends [...]

The youth of today

One of my abiding memories of my dear Grandad was of him pontificating about what young folk were up to – always started with “the youth of today”. I kind of forgave him for that because in his time communication methods were less sophisticated than they are now and his interaction with [...]
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