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Bootcamp to put Yorkshire’s fledgling entrepreneurs through their paces

Bootcamp to put Yorkshire’s fledgling entrepreneurs through their paces

Young entrepreneurs across Yorkshire will gather next month to turn their fledgling business ideas into reality at Yorkshire’s annual Graduate Entrepreneurship Boot Camp. Around thirty entrepreneurial students and graduates will attend the four day residential at Northern College, Barnsley, where guest speakers will include Dr. Kelly Smith, Head of Enterprise at the University of Huddersfield, [...]

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Wildfire Competition winner wants to “rewrite the world of literature”!

Wildfire Competition winner wants to “rewrite the world of literature”!

Sixteen year old Rosie Pendleton from Selby beat off some strong competition from young people across Yorkshire and Humber to win an Apple iPad2 for her creative writing business. Launched recently, Wildfire is a free, innovative business support programme for young people and it is currently running competitions to find the sharpest young business minds. [...]

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Ofsted publishes report on “Economics, business and enterprise education”

This Ofsted report is based on data from 28 primary and 100 secondary schools as well as 33 colleges from across England, between April 07 and March 10. It covers both formally assessed economics and business courses and whole-school enterprise education. One of the Recommendations is that the Department for Education should “as part of [...]

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Starbucks and UK Youth offering £10,000 to young people in Leeds NOW!

During 2011, UK Youth, together with Starbucks, will be rolling out a program called ‘Youth Action‘ in major cities across the UK and Ireland (including Leeds).  The program will offer young people, who have ideas of how to improve their communities, the opportunity to access up to £10,000 seed funding and volunteer time from local [...]

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Are you Ready? Rotherham Ready Annual Conference on 28 June 2011

Are you Ready? Rotherham Ready Annual Conference on 28 June 2011

Tuesday 28 June at Magna, Rotherham Recently crowned the ‘Most Enterprising Place in Britain’, Rotherham is internationally recognised for its achievements in creating a culture of enterprise. Rotherham Ready, the children and young people’s enterprise programme, has created a unique approach to preparing the town’s young people for the challenges and opportunities of life in [...]

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North Lincolnshire launch Make £5 Blossom

North Lincolnshire launch Make £5 Blossom

Today is the launch of Make £5 Blossom in North Lincolnshire! Budding entrepreneurs from local primary schools are meeting their business partners and Rotherham Ready for the first time. Local businesses partners will make an initial investment of just £150 to help the young entreprneuers develop their business plans and launch a product or idea.  After [...]

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KC Enterprise Academy Celebration

KC Enterprise Academy Celebration

Jane Walton receiving award on behalf of YPEF Services Ltd for it’s contribution to developing enterprising young people in Hull.  The award was presented as part of the KC Enterprise Academy’s celebration event to present students from Malet Lambert and Sydney Smith schools with OCR certificates on completing the enterprise programme which is supported by YPEF [...]

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Big Society’s Big Mouth

Big Society’s Big Mouth

The Big Society’s Big Mouth campaign gives young people the opportunity to get their voices heard on the key issues affecting them via an online platform at BigSocietysBigMouth.org and at local events that will take place across the country over the next two months. The website gives young people the chance to discuss problems in their [...]

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Wildfire! – at Venturefest (16 Feb) and National Career Guidance Show North (17 Feb)

Wildfire! – at Venturefest (16 Feb) and National Career Guidance Show North (17 Feb)

Wildfire – the web community for young, enterprising people and potential entrepreneurs – is being redeveloped. YPEF Services Ltd will be promoting Wildfire at both Venturefest Yorkshire on Wed 16 February 2011 and at the National Career Guidance Show North on Thur 17 February 2011. Both events are free to attend – join us and [...]

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Blue Peter are looking for enterprising students

News from the Enterprise Village. Blue Peter are looking for a young person (preferably aged 8-12 years) doing something extraordinary and enterprising for Christmas. For example someone who has designed a new Christmas tree decoration that is being mass produced or has come up with a new Christmas pudding recipe… They are completely open to [...]

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