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The Advisers will be volunteers drawn from the world of work, and supported by full-time Coordinators

The Careers and Enterprise Company launched its Enterprise Adviser network across schools and colleges in England today, the 16th September. The Company is an employer-led organisations whose purpose is to inspire and prepare young people for the fast-changing world of work. It functions as an umbrella company, supporting careers and


Michael Mercieca writes: “Every year, in the middle of August, we congratulate young people across the UK for their A-level results. That day’s media is packed with stories of success and failure. There is the usual debate about whether the exams are getting easier or harder, coupled with mountains of

Maddie Hicks and Alice Lassman on behalf of Orenda explain their journey on the Young Enterprise Company Programme, their experience of winning the UK Final and representing the UK in the JA Europe Final.

“ ‘Team Orenda!’ We jumped out of our seats wildly screaming. Some started crying, most of us trembling, all shaking our heads in disbelief. We stood there on stage half stifling a smile, sweating and bewildered, having no idea what had just happened. We were at the BFI, had just

More than 25,000 business-savvy young people from across the UK and Gibraltar entered the Company Programme to set up and run a business over the course of a year.14 businesses made it to the UK Company of the Year final which was presented by BBC Breakfast Presenter Steph McGovern, with

JA Europe’s ‘Company of the Year Competition’ brings together over 200 students from 36 European countries

Student-run Young Enterprise company Orenda won the ‘Citi Remarkable Customer Service Award’ at the 26th annual Company of the Year Competition (COYC) between 28 – 31 July. The students, from St Helen’s School in North London, impressed the Citi Signature Award jury with their strong attention to the customer experience. Orenda