Meet the youngsters honing their business skills with Young Enterprise

Jumping winners Hillingdon

Young Enterprise contestants getting excited in Hillingdon

What is it like to be one of the young students actually taking part in one of Young Enterprise’s renowned programmes? Here you can read about the experiences of the entrepreneurs of the future honing their business skills with Young Enterprise.


Dominic Bird and Jamie Griffiths attend Edge Hill University where they are in their third year of university studying Marketing & Advertising. Dominic and Jamie make up a third of the Young Enterprise company ‘Wet Fish’ – a company established in their second year of university as part of the

The Company Programme helped Olivia develop confidence and communication skills.

    Olivia attended Wolstanton High School, where she studied History, German, Art and Music. She completed the Company Programme whilst in year 11 during the 2013- 2014 academic year. The team initially started off with 21 members and everyone had to nominate themselves for a position and complete a

Newcastle Start-Up, Easy Teasy, take brand to leading department store

Newcastle based start-up Easy-Teasy have launched their specialist loose leaf tea range in one of the North East’s largest department stores, Fenwick Newcastle.  Already selling to over ten retailers in the region, this is an exciting time for the entrepreneurial duo.   Luci Cowie and Tom Webb took part in

From extreme shyness which was holding him back to battling the elements on a mountain expedition in Canada, Young Enterprise has been the catalyst to give Nahyan the confidence to follow his dreams. “Before I started Young Enterprise, I was this really shy individual that was afraid of criticism and

Kirsty, who refused to speak to others for fear of being laughed at, took on the role of Sales Director, working with a team of 10 as she aimed to give her life a sense of direction. Kirsty said: “I have always carried a fear that no-one was interested in

Flash of inspiration set Daniel on the path to banking career

Pulling a tangled set of earphones out of your pocket might seem an unlikely trigger for someone launching a career in investment banking…but that’s what happened to Daniel White He had a flash of inspiration when he noticed all his school friends dragged ugly bundles of wire from their pockets

The Freshers' Cookbook offers cheap and easy recipes for students on a budget

Saaber Fatehi (in front of the table) with his Company Programme team Azure   Not all students live on baked beans – thanks to the Fresher’s Cookbook app launched by Saaber Fatehi and his team. It’s a free digital programme that works on smart phones and tablets offering simple, cheap

Lewisham College stars create their own florists

Every year since 1994 at Lewisham College in South East London, a group of young people with learning difficulties has set up and run their own Young Enterprise company, a florist called Posyganza… It is the start of a 12-month adventure that has a profound impact on the lives of groups

Here is a blog from a group of ecologically-minded young business people. They competed in the HSBC Young Enterprise Innovation Awards 2011. The 20-strong team of young people who set up thECOmpany are truly passionate about the environment. They created a unique line of eco gift sets which consist of