Enterprising Yorkshire - Inspiring Young Minds

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Hull Youth Enterprise Partnership have chronicled the breadth of enterprising activities which took place in Hull during Global Entrepreneurship Week 2010.

Create your Future (CYF) took place on 15th November 2010, during Global Entrepreneurship Week and also during the very first York Business Week.  CYF is a key conference for Creative and Cultural Practitioners offering a unique opportunity to meet creative and cultural local businesses, organisations, networks and support agencies in York and North Yorkshire.

The 10th anniversary of the Sheffield Hallam Enterprise and Innovation Dinner 2010 was held on 31st September 2010, and was an opportunity to celebrate Sheffield Hallam University’s new and existing entrepreneurs.

NYBEP provided an update of their recent activity and employer engagement projects:

The Hull Youth Enterprise Partnership are pleased to announce its line up for the seventh National Enterprise Week in November 2010 as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week the main sponsors of which are Hull City Council, Business Link and Yorkshire Forward and the Co-operative Group which will be facilitated by Force – 7 as part of their work as Hull’s Youth Enterprise Development Company and Hull Training. 

Calderdale businesses have assisted young people in many ways. Traditionally companies have offered work experience placements of 1 or 2 weeks. Other lengths of placements are more suitable for some learners, for example those on Apprenticeships or taking a Diploma.

Yorkshire Bank is represented on the Regional Board for Business in the Community and heard about the campaign via this route. The bank currently offers Work Experience placements and other work-related learning opportunities.

2009 was another successful year for the Barnsley Young Apprenticeship programme, with tremendous achievement rates for the four programmes. This has resulted in the progression of 97% of our Cohort 4 apprentices (2009 leavers) into further education, training or employment.

Kevin Parkin, Managing Director at DavyMarkham thanked 50 business leaders for giving their backing to a unique, locally developed programme, aimed at encouraging and supporting young people access job opportunities in manufacturing and engineering, at the launch of ‘work-wise’ at The Cutlers Hall on Friday 30th April.

A one-day seminar designed to provide young people with an insight into the skills and attitudes needed to work in the marketing industry. 

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