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National Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 finalists!

We are thrilled to announce that we have chosen the six finalists to compete for this year’s National Entrepreneur of the Year title.

The Peter Jones Enterprise Academy students selected to pitch to Peter Jones CBE and an esteemed panel of fellow judges in a Dragons’ Den-style day on 14th June are listed below in alphabetical order. The winning student stands a chance of winning £5,000 investment into their business. 

The Apprentice star Courtney Wood visits Chelmsford College for National Apprenticeship Week

Peter Jones Enterprise Academy students at Chelmsford College have been inspired by a talk given by BBC’s ‘The Apprentice’ star Courtney Wood. 

Students at The Sheffield College impress with pitches to Westfield Health

PJEA students from The Sheffield College were recently invited to give presentations to senior managers at Westfield Health, a local health insurance company, as part of their course unit on relationship marketing. 

After the Awards Part 2: What’s next for our young entrepreneurs?

There are just two weeks left to submit your application for the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy Awards! 

Last week we caught up with Hassan Iqbal, Dan Arundel, David Humpston and Jacob Knowles – four of our most promising National Entrepreneur of the Year (NEOTY) finalists. You can read their interviews here

PJEA students stir up excitement on campus with launch of HOSH coffee

Two PJEA students at Leicester College have joined forces (and names) to create HOSH, a business selling hot drinks and pastries, as part of Trading Week at Leicester College between 20-25 March. The week saw students demonstrate their customer service and transactional skills by setting up stalls selling goods or services to staff and students. 

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