Our Impact Reports

We evaluate the impact of our programmes in order to measure young people’s progression across key employability competencies, as well as to improve the the quality of our work


Latest Reports:


Includes detailed polling of 200 finalists from the Young Enterprise flagship ‘Company Programme’ from all regions of the UK, shortlisted from 20,000 entrants.

When asked about the impact of AI in the workplace, 76 per cent said they believed fewer jobs would be available due to the use of robots in the workplace. In contrast just 10 per cent said this trend would lead to more jobs and 14 per cent said there would be no noticeable change.



The Tenner Challenge presents young people with a platform to extend curriculum subjects such as Mathematics and English. Tenner supports Ofsted requirements around careers education and the statutory financial education element of the Citizenship programme of study.

Findings show a positive relationship between the Tenner Challenge activities and a majority of employability competencies tested. 83% of young people felt they had improved at least one employability competency



Previous editions:

Read the 2015/16 Tenner Evaluation Report

Read the 2014/15 Tenner Evaluation Report

Read the 2013/14 Tenner Evaluation Report




Young Enterprise, regularly measures destinations for Company Programme alumni. This is done through a two points longitudinal survey sent within two years of completing the Company programme.




YE’s Company Programme provides a solution which responds to young people’s demand for experiences that prepare them for life beyond statutory education. The experiential learning opportunity provides an introduction to the world of work, the opportunity to acquire relevant and transferable employability skills as well as preparing them to effectively navigate the complex pathways to successful careers.




Previous editions:

Read the Company Programme 2015-16 Impact Report

Read the Company Programme 2014-15 Impact Report

Read the Company Programme 2013-14 Impact Report




The Fiver Challenge, supported by Virgin Money, is a nationwide programme that challenges young people aged 5 – 11. The
objective is to set up mini-businesses and create products or services they can then sell or deliver at a profit. This report makes the case that experiences like the Fiver Challenge offer schools opportunities to promote the spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of students, all being statutory requirements for schools under the National Curriculum.



Previous editions:

Read the Fiver Challenge Evaluation Report 2015

Read the Fiver Challenge Evaluation Report 2014



This report sets out the findings of the Team programme evaluation conducted by the University of Derby International Centre for Guidance Studies (2016). The report highlights the positive impact Team programme has on young people’s knowledge, skills and attitudes; by providing them with the necessary competencies to make a successful transition to learning, work and the adult life.




Other Reports:


Be Enterprising, Be Successful – Multiple Interventions

This first year evaluation report investigates the pilot Be Enterprising, Be Successful journey programme, supported by the Big Lottery Fund. The programme consists of a series of enterprise education interventions with young people from relatively deprived areas.



JA Worldwide Impact Report

Do we make a difference? This JAWW 2014 report tells the statistics and stories of JA initiatives around the world. It is our first attempt to begin the ongoing and systematic documentation of transformational journeys. The report shows the JA network’s eagerness to expand its reach and scope in a rapidly evolving world.


JA Worldwide glossary of evaluation terms


Young Enterprise Outcomes Map

An outline of Young Enterprise’s impact measurement approach, centred around key employability competencies. This document defines the outcome currently being measured by the organisation.




The Company Programme Logic Model


The Company Programme’s Logic Model, also known as “intervention logic”, links the intended short, medium and long outcomes with the intervention inputs and learning activities. The logic model clearly identifies key inputs and expected activities, outputs and impacts and is essential in guiding data collection and monitoring processes.




Young Enterprise Employability Competencies Framework

All our programmes aim to raise awareness and/or further nurture key employability competencies. This is part of the Learner Development Journey approach. Our employability competencies framework is fundamental to YE’s monitoring and evaluation initiatives where we aim to test core employability skills.




50th Anniversary Impact Report

Kingston University Business School produced this independent report about the effectiveness of Young Enterprise. It is based on surveys and interviews with 371 Young Enterprise alumni compared to a control group of people who did not do our programmes.



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