Enterprising Yorkshire - Inspiring Young Minds

Enterprise Providers

If you or your organisaiton would like to be added to the list of Enterprise Education Providers in Yorkshire & Humber please email

A 'Who's Who of Youth Enterprise Providers 2010'. Has recently been compiled by EnterpRISE in Hull - sponsored by Hull Training.  Aimed at Young people (8-21), their teachers or lecturers, and enterprise providers, the brochure contains information about local (Hull), regional and national enterprise providers.  Click here to download.

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Enterprise Education Providers

A4e Education & Enterprise  

Amazed Lives

Business And Education South Yorkshire 

Bradford EBP    


CEBS - Compact Education Business Services    

Claire Young   

Creative Learning Events    

Education Leeds-EBP    

Enterprise Education Trust     

F1 In Schools    

Girls Out Loud CIC    

Humber Youth Enterprise Partnership   

Humber EBP    

KC Enterprise Academy    

LEAP - Leeds Enterprise Advisory Programme    

Leeds Ahead    

Local Biz Project    

Make Your Mark    


NYBEP - North Yorkshire Business and Enterprise Partnership    

Partners in Innovation    

Prince's Trust    

Proskills: PrintIT!    

Research Toolkit    

Rotherham Ready    

School Speakers     

Sim Venture    


SSAT - Specialist Schools and Academies Trust    

The Industrial Trust    

U-Xplore Interactive     

Venture Matrix - Sheffield Hallam

Young Chamber    

Young Co-operatives     

Young Enterprise    

Booklet:  Who's Who of Enterprise Providers

The "Who's Who of Enterprise Providers" features delivery partners from across Yorkshire and Humber. Working with an external delivery provider can be highly beneficial for schools. YPEF created this brochure to help you choose the right delivery provider to meet your needs.

Click to download the brochure: Whos Who Booklet 

Enterprise Education Providers

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A4e Education & Enterprise  

4e provides a range of activities to support the development of work-related and enterprise skills. From large-scale, full-day events to more intensive interventions the diverse and talented team can help to inspire, motivate and inform young people and promote a positive impression of employment and entrepreneurship.

A4e LogoWebsite:   www.a4e.co.uk

Address:   Education & Advice Centre, Baysdale Road, Thornaby, TS17 9DB

Contact Name:  Ewan Metcalf

Telephone:   07717 340 002



Amazed Lives

Amazed Lives CIC are a company committed to seeing young people develop in life and find a purpose for what they learn. They encourage, empower, develop and inspire. Using creative media, performance, visual effects and good old class room teaching they work with education to bring a brighter future to all. Contact Michael to find out about our workshops or to discuss a completely new idea you need help developing.

Website:   www.amazedcic.com

Contact Name:  Michael Hollands

Telephone: 01204 791 463


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 BESY - Business and Education South Yorkshire       

BESY take young people into the workplace and bring businesses and entrepreneurs into schools creating stepping stones between education and work and preparing young people for adult and working life.

Website:   www.be-sy.co.uk

Address:  Templeborough Office, Sheffield Road, Rotherham, S60 1DX

Contact Name:  Beryl Henshaw

Telephone:   01709 336 700



Bradford EBP      

Bradford EBP promotes creative and productive partnerships between the business community and education.

Website:  www.educationbradford.com

Address:  Catherine Halliwell

Contact Name:  Catherine Halliwell

Telephone:  01274 385 834



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Camino Ltd        

Camino is a unique business and enterprise programme that will illustrate to young adults the basic skills required to start and develop a business, and teaches transferable business and personal development skills.

Website:   www.camino-uk.com

Address:   532 Scott Hall Road, Leeds, LS7 3RA

Contact Name:   Richard Norman

Telephone:  07748117979



CEBS - Compact EBS      

Compact Education Business Services (CEBS) is about to enter its twenty second year of operation, a Company Limited by Guarantee - not for profit. CEBS has a long history of pioneering innovative and successful programmes. We have had a positive impact on many young people through working in partnership with local schools and employers

Website:   www.compactebs.co.uk

Address:   7 Edgerton Road, Huddersfield, HD1 5RA

Contact Name:  John Downs

Telephone:  01484 456386



Claire Young     

Since appearing on the BBC1 hit show The Apprentice 2008 Claire has worked with a number of organisations supporting young people (Aim Higher, NEA, The Prince's Trust, Enterprise UK, Enterprise Village, National Apprenticeships, NCGE and Young Enterprise). She is really passionate about rasing aspirations and inspiring the next generation of young people to take off the blinkers and think big! She works all over the UK covering all ages: primary to graduates.

Website:   www.claireyoung.co.uk

Contact:   Claire Young

Address:   27 The Mount, Thornes, Wakefield, WF2 8QP

Telephone:  01924 385 387



Creative Learning Events Ltd      

Creative Learning Events are enterprise education experts who have a proven track record of working with schools to deliver high quality Enterprise Challenge Days and a range of Work Related Learning programmes.

Website:   www.c-l-e.co.uk

Address: 2 - 4 Cross Green Lane, Leeds, LS15 7ES

Contact Name:  Julie O'Brien

Telephone:  0113 3909814



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Education Leeds-EBP    

The team offers an advisory service for schools, INSET for teachers and a range of one day events all of which can be integrated into the curriculum and/or are part of an accredited award.

Website:   www.educationleedslct.org/ebp.asp

Address:  Enterprise House, Leeds West City Learning Centre, Swallow Mount, Leeds, LS12 4RE

Contact Name:  Mike Cooper

Telephone:  0113 2883570



Enterprise Education Trust     

The Enterprise Education Trust brings together businessdynamics, the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), Blue Skies and Achievers International.

Website:  www.enterprise-education.org.uk

Address:  Enterprise House, 1-2 Hatfields, London, SE1 9PG

Contact Name:  C.E.O David Millar

Telephone:  020 7620 0735



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F1 In Schools         

F1 in Schools complements the Curriculum at Key Stages 3, 4 and 5, particularly in engineering, science, mathematics, design, technology and ICT.

Website:   http://www.f1inschools.co.uk

Address:   2 Savoy Place, London, WC2R

Contact Name:  David Howes

Telephone:   0207 344 8449


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Girls Out Loud (CIC)      

Girls Out Loud is a 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.

Website:   www.girlsoutloud.org.uk

Contact Name:   Claire Young

Address:   27 The Mount, Thornes, Wakefield, WF2 8QP

           Telephone:   01924 385 387                   Email: 


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Hull Youth Enterprise Partnership      

The Hull Youth Enterprise Partnership is an informal public/ private/ community partnership network set up to influence major partners in supporting Hull's enterprising young people.

Website:  www.youthenterprise-hull.co.uk

Address:   Suite 6, The Lowgate Centre, 76-78 Lowgate,  Hull, HU1 1HP

Contact Name:  Charles Cracknell

Telephone:   01482 318 327                    Email:  

Humber EBP        

The Humber Education Business Partnership provides an important service linking education and business across the Humber Sub Region, They aim to work with a wide range of organisations to ensure young people are well equipped to join tomorrow’s workforce.

Website:  www.humberebp.co.uk

The delivery of services and activities is coordinated by Area Managers based in each of the Local Authority areas.

North Lincolnshire:  01724 845 805
Kingston upon Hull:  01482 611 825
North East Lincolnshire:  01472 323 115
East Riding of Yorkshire:  01482 391 624



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KC Enterprise Academy       

The Hull FC and Hull City AFC Enterprise Academy is a new venture to offer young people the chance to improve their enterprise skills through their enjoyment of sport.

Website:   www.hullfc.com

Contact Name:    Alex Benson

Telephone:  01482 327 200



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LEAP - Leeds Enterprise Advisory Programme     

LEAP is a registered charity that enables students to set up their own companies for a school year, learning business skills, teamwork and problem solving, and gaining confidence and "sellable" skills.

Website:   www.leedsenterprise.co.uk

Contact Name:  Miles Mount, Chairman of LEAP

Telephone:  07802 307 054



Leeds Ahead      

Leeds Ahead is an award-winning social business that helps companies across the city get involved in the social and economic regeneration of Leeds.

Website:   www.leedsahead.org.uk

Address:  1 Park Row, Leeds, LS1 5AB

Telephone:  0113 246 7877



Local Biz Project  

The Localbiz Project is an innovative learning programme that links Local Education with Local Businesses. This is achieved through the supply of a class leading online community web builder application into schools throughout the UK.

Website:  www.localbizproject.com




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Make Your Mark       

The Make Your Mark campaign aims to give people in the UK the confidence, skills and ambition to be enterprising – to have ideas and make them  happen. The campaign aims to promote a can-do attitude, and develop the skills to spot opportunities, overcome challenges and implement ideas.

Website:  www.makeyourmark.org.uk

Contact Name:  Diane Beckett, Partnerships Manager Yorkshire and Humber




This highly interactive programme, delivered by award winning business management specialists Bergander Ltd, inspires, enthuses and teaches Year 7 children about the world of business.

Website:   www.minibiz.co.uk

Address:   MiniBiz, Boxwood Hse, Elvington, YO41 4AG

Contact Name:   Ian Leigh

Telephone:   07803 616 666



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NYBEP - North Yorkshire Business and Enterprise Partnership    

NYBEP provides strategic advice and individually tailored services to help schools and colleges enrich the curriculum. We work actively with businesses to help schools develop the skills of their learners.

Website:  www.nybep.org.uk

Address:   Spitfire House, Aviator Court, York, YO30 4UZ

Contact Name:  Janette Gudgeon

Telephone:  01904 693 632



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Partners in Innovation - Solutions for the Planet   

"Solutions for the Planet" is a high quality enterprise programme for KS3 & KS4 students, which offers much more than a one off enterprise day. It enables young people to ‘Say Something, Do Something, Change Something, Make Something Better!’

Website:  www.pinin.org.uk

Contact Name: David Ross

Telephone:  01274 767 140



The Princes's Trust      

The Prince's Trust gives practical and financial support, developing key workplace skills such as confidence and motivation. We work with 14 to 30-year-olds who have struggled at school, have been in care, are long-term unemployed or have been in trouble with the law.

Website:  www.princes-trust.org.uk

Address:  The Prince's Trust, Yorkshire & The Humber, 1st Floor (South Wing), Wade House, The Merrion Centre, Leeds, LS2 8NG

Contact Name:   Michael Devlin

Telephone:  0113 236 8372



Proskills: PrintIT!       

PrintIT!is an industry-backed educational initiative developed by Proskills, the sector skills council for the printing industry, designed to raise the profile of the industry in schools and colleges, and aimed at encouraging and attracting young people to consider a career in print

Website:   www.printit.org.uk

Address:   Proskills UK, Centurion Court, 85b Milton, Park, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 4RY

Contact Name:  Paul Evans

Telephone:  01235 432 038


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 Research Toolkit  - How Science Works    

Research Toolkit can help embed enterprise in your teaching and inspire your learners. The How Science Works project enables year 12 students to identify
and develop their enterprise and How Science Works skills.

Website:  www.research-toolkit.co.uk

Contact Name:  Dr David Wilkinson

Telephone:   07940 370 100


Rotherham Ready       

Rotherham Ready is an internationally acknowledged enterprise education programme that works from 4-19 to create a culture of enterprise in schools and colleges.

Website:    www.rotherhamready.org.uk

Contact Name:   Jackie Frost - Project Manager

Telephone:   01709 515410


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School Speakers


School Speakers provides schools with the best of the UK's inspiring, motivational and informative speakers across a selection of areas.

Website:  www.schoolspeakers.co.uk

Address:  Trinity Space Centre, Waldorf Way, Wakefield, WF2 8DH

Contact Name:   Cat Yaffe

Telephone:  01924 363 947




Sim Venture       

SimVenture is a business simulation game allowing students to setup and run a virtual company and learn all about business in a highly engaging and authentic way.

Website:  www.simventure.co.uk

Address:  South Newlands, Selby Road, York, YO19 6QR

Contact Name:   Peter Harrington

Telephone:  01757 248 168




Speakeasy4schools offer a choice of 6 exciting enterprise programmes to any age group and size, using our unique blend of dynamic and motivating tutors, cutting edge vibrant videos and the opportunity to include an award winning Speakeasy Ambassador in your school visit.

Website:  www.speakeasy4schools.com

Telephone:  08444 774 100




The Specialist Schools and Academies Trust (SSAT) is the lead organisation delivering the DCSF contract to support the quality and quantity of enterprise education across the 5-19 age range in England.

Website:   www.enterprisevillage.org.uk

Address:   Enterprise Networks, Specialist Schools & Academies Trust, 18th Floor Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London

Contact Name:  Julie Jones & Debbie Dean, Regional Enterprise Co-ordinators Y & H



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The Industrial Trust    

The Industrial Trust, a national organisation, aims to motivate, educate and inform young people, and those who influence them, to inspire them to acquire the qualifications, skills and personal attributes needed to enter careers to sustain the UK economy.

Website:  www.industrialtrust.org.uk

Address:  The Industrial Trust Kelham house, Lancaster Street, Sheffield, S3 8AF

Contact Name:  Ann Jameson

Telephone:  0114 273 9578


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U-Xplore Interactive       

U-Xplore interactive is an exciting online solution for the effective delivery and monitoring of enterprise education.

Website:    www.u-explore.com

Address:   21-23 Fitzwilliam Street, Park Gate, Rotherham S62 6EP

Contact Name:   Jovan Maric, Head of Business Development

Telephone:   0870 777 2653



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Venture Matrix

The Venture Matrix™ is a work based learning scheme that helps Sheffield Hallam students to enhance their employability skills and develop an enterprising attitude as a part of their academic study. The projects that students complete in the Venture Matrix™ contribute to their degree qualification. Students are provided with the opportunity to work on real world learning opportunities provided by businesses and organisations, including schools and colleges.

Website: http://venturematrix.shu.ac.uk

Address: Sheffield Hallam University, Howard Street Sheffield S1 1WB

Contact Name: Venture Matrix Schools and Colleges Project Development Officer

Telephone: 0114 225 4468



Young Chamber     

A Young Chamber Council, set up in schools, utilises the Chamber of Commerce network to link directly with local businesses. Through these connections with the local business community, enterprise-based events are planned.


Address:   Barnsley & Rotherham, Chamber of Commerce, Business Innovation Centre,Wilthorpe, Barnsley, S75 IJL

Contact Name:  Gary Dunne

Telephone:  08442 253 235

Young Co-operatives    

Young Co-operatives give young people a practical introduction to co-operative enterprise by hel ping them to set up and run their own ethical businesses.

Website:   www.youngco-operatives.coop

Address:   The Co-operative College, Holyoake House, Hanover St, Manchester, M60 0AS

Contact Name:  Steve Kingman

Telephone:  0161 246 2926



Young Enterprise    

With more than 40 years' experience, Young Enterprise is the UK's leading business and enterprise education charity.

Website:   www.young-enterprise.org.uk

Address:   St James Suite, Nostell Estate Yard, Doncaster Road, Nostell, Wakefield, WF4 1AB

Contact Name:  Janet Brumby

Telephone:   07961 585942



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