A new study from Barclays has revealed there’s a significant number of aspiring entrepreneurs among the schoolchildren of the UK.
This week is, traditionally, one of the busiest in business. The schools are back from summer holidays and, therefore, so are many of the business owners that drive the economy forward.
It’s that time of year again – the summer holidays are drawing to a close and parents up and down the country are looking forward to a little more peace and quiet as they ship their kids back to school. But what does the changing season mean for businesses?
While teachers are largely responsible for equipping the next generation of business builders and entrepreneurial leaders, what about helping them do their jobs better? It's this question that served as the inspiration for Educater.
They say the entrepreneurial gene is something you're born with, rather than acquired. For David Barker, starting his own business at school wasn't an intentional thing – but was also an endeavour he didn't wait around to pursue further.
British Retail sales slipped in August, hit by rainy weather and mums and dads not buying school gear.
If male corporate culture is the biggest barrier to women reaching senior levels, would the situation be different if Eton – arguably the most powerful all-male club in the world – admitted women?
Give teenagers the chance to be entrepreneurs in the classroom and they will found their own business.
No surprise the skills-gap is widening: graduates fail in the basic skills needed to hit the working-ground running.
School kids should be allowed to be entrepreneurial, argues Pimlico Plumbers founder Charlie Mullins.
Young Enterprise has launched a campaign â backed by 80 private-sector organisations â calling for entrepreneurship to be added to the statutory curriculum in UK schools.