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Meet the Tycoon finalists!

Peter Jones CBE today announces the eight teams of budding entrepreneurs that have reached the final of the nationwide enterprise competition, Tycoon.

It has been another long and tough decision, with so many incredible teams and ideas. We are delighted to announce that the eight finalists for Tycoon 2017, heading to Buckingham Palace on 1 March are:

PJEA student launches new fitness business

Rochelle Cross, a PJEA student studying at Buckinghamshire College Group, has put into practise Peter Jones’ ambition for the course to ‘make entrepreneurs’ through ‘learning by doing’, by launching her own fitness business start-up this month. 

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

2017 has been another great year for the Peter Jones Foundation. 

To date, we have worked with over 450 schools, whom we have given more than £380,000 of funding to allow 8,688 students to start their first business. We have also supported over 3,500 students to secure a recognised qualification in Enterprise. 

Of course, none of this would have been possible without the help of our valued partners and supporters and we wanted to take the time to say thank you.

Wishing you the very best for 2018,

Peter, Jonny and the PJF team

Leicester College PJEA students take on the Christmas Markets

As part of Small Business Saturday, 11 of our PJEA learners took to Leicester Market to set up their own pop-up stalls. Keen to keep on practicing their buying, selling and display skills this was infact the third time learners had taken their businesses to the public. 

We need YOUR support to secure vital funding

We are calling for your support to help win funding as part of the Aviva Community Fund 2017!

Our Peter Jones Enterprise Academy in Malvern runs a programme called Be Your Own Boss which facilitates transformational outcomes for the most disadvantaged young people. 


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