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Three tips to start a successful business – from awarding winning PJEA grad

A Peter Jones Enterprise Academy graduate, who started a thriving social media agency in Edinburgh, has been awarded “New Start Business of the Year” award at the WeDO Scotland 2016 Awards.

Tycoon in Schools 2015 Runner Up’s business goes from strength to strength

After coming runner up in the 2015 Tycoon in Schools competition, Zack Griffin’s business, Teens 2 Go, is enjoying rapid growth and development.

Zack originally received £140 in a start-up loan from Tycoon in Schools to get his business off the ground, and with it he rolled out five coding clubs and trained up a force of young coaches. During the first trading period, he taught over one hundred students advanced computer skills.

PJEA students help exercise entrepreneur Rosemary Conley CBE with charity fundraiser

PJEA students from Leicester College were given the opportunity to volunteer their time last week for a charity event organised by the well-known exercise entrepreneur, Rosemary Conley CBE.

The students supported Rosemary at the ‘A Question of Brains’ event in aid of Steps, a Leicestershire-based charity for those with cerebral palsy, Down’s syndrome, and other motor disorders.

Students take part in Enterprise Go at Kirklees College

Last week 4,500 full time learners at Kirklees College took part in Global Entrepreneurship Week.

Enterprise Go, in partnership with Huddersfield recruitment company Stafflex, saw a selection of activities designed to help students develop the skills needed to be an entrepreneur. 

Peter Jones Foundation meets the next generation of entrepreneurs at The Business Show

Last week, the Peter Jones Foundation met entrepreneurs from across the country at The Business Show

One of the flagship events of Global Entrepreneurship Week, taking place last week, The Business Show is all about connecting entrepreneurs. Taking place at Olympia, it is one of the largest shows of its kind in Britain.

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