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THE PRINCE’S TRUSTA youth charity that helps change young lives
Around one in five young people in the UK are not in work, education or training. Youth unemployment costs the UK economy £10 million a day in lost productivity, while youth crime costs £1 billion every year. The Prince’s Trust addresses this by giving practical and financial support to the young people who need it most. It helps develop key skills, confidence and motivation, enabling young people to move into work, education or training.
SHELL LIVEWIREThe UK’s biggest online community for young entrepreneurs (aged 16-30)
Shell LiveWIRE, the UK’s biggest online community for young entrepreneurs (aged 16-30) who are starting or running their own business. It offers free online business advice and support, funding and networking opportunities to new start ups. You will need to register for a FREE Shell LiveWIRE account to access their full range of benefits.
ENTERPRISE UKA charity which aims to give people the confidence and ambition to be enterprising
Founded as a campaigning organisation in 2004 by the British Chamber of Commerce, the Confederation of British Industry, the Institute of Directors and the Federation of Small Businesses. Back then Enterprise UK was Enterprise Insight. Primarily funded by the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS), and Entrepreneur Peter Jones is our Chairman. Objectives are to promote positive attitudes towards entrepreneurship, increase entrepreneurial skills and confidence, and facilitate access to international networks and knowledge.
CLAIRE YOUNGApprentice Finalist, Motivational Speaker & Coach and Social Enterprise Champion
From the hit TV show, The Apprentice. Actively working on several projects which are designed to empower and enable young people in enterprise. Two main areas of focus … School Speakers – A business providing quality motivational speakers (including me), for schools, colleges and universities, and Girls Out Loud – The aim of this project is to inspire young girls, between the ages of 13 and 18, and to raise their work and life goals and aspirations.
GIRLS OUT LOUDEmpowering teenage girls in the UK to believe in themselves
Girls Out Loud is an award-winning, UK based social enterprise set up in 2009 by serial entrepreneur and inspirational speaker/coach Jane Kenyon and business woman, Ambassador for enterprise and media personality Claire Young – with the aim to raise the aspirations of young girls between the ages of 13-18. Girls Out Loud facilitates intervention programmes in schools from one day to 3 months in duration.
WILDFIREBusiness start-up hub for young people
Wildfire is an online business start-up advice portal to help young people make things happen. From launching new start-up projects to realising ambitions to developing personal skills, Wildfire is the starting point for young people on their journey towards success.
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