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How much can your students make with a £10 start?

Entrepreneurs including Sir Richard Branson and Richard Reed are urging students to have a go at making a profit with just £10.

The Tenner Scheme gives students the start-up funding and challenges them to “do something enterprising” which makes a difference and gives something back.

Now run by Young Enterprise, the competition takes place during May when thousands of £10 notes will be circulated to schools across the country, with updates on the progress of entrants available on the Tenner website.

Students who have seen success in previous competitions include Josh, Duncan, Blake, Vidyuth and William, then year 10 pupils at Birkdale School in Sheffield, who created a business called Fractured Designs offering promotional services to new bands and artists. The pupils raised about £1,000 from their £10. Read full story