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Westminster Kingsway College hosts London Central North finals of Young Enterprise

Westminster Kingsway College welcomed local schools and colleges to its King’s Cross Centre for the London Central North finals of the Young Enterprise company of the year competition. Thirteen teams from across the central London boroughs of Camden, Islington, Westminster and Kensington & Chelsea battled it out to be awarded the Young Enterprise company of the year.

The Young Enterprise programme is aimed at young people aged 15-19 and runs throughout one academic year, enabling participants to find out what its really like to set up and run a business. Young people make all of the decisions about their company, from deciding on the company name and product to creating the business plan, managing the company finances and selling to public. All of the teams benefit from a volunteer business advisor who can bring a wealth of business knowledge and expertise.

The London Central North finals of Young Enterprise saw competing teams from South Hampstead High School, North Bridge House Canonbury, CATS College, City of London Academy Islington, Francis Holland School (Regent’s Park), Francis Holland School (Sloane Square), Westminster Academy, St Thomas More Language College, St Charles Catholic College and Westminster Kingsway College.

The overall winners of the Best Company award for Young Enterprise London Central North were Team Aspire from St Charles Catholic College who go through to the London finals along with the first and second runners-up, Wanderlust from Francis Holland School (Regent’s Park) and Genii from Francis Holland School (Sloane Square).

Read the full story on the Westminster Kingsway College website.