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Business Advice Websites for Young People Businesses


Princes Trust Business Programme

The Princes Trust Business Programme helps people to explore and test their business ideas, write business plans and start their own businesses or achieve alternative goals in education, training or work. 

Princes Trust website

Princes Trust gives practical and financial support, developing key workplace skills such as confidence and motivation. 

Council for Graduate Entrepreneurship


NCGE aims to raise the profile of entrepreneurship and the option of starting your own business as a career choice amongst students and graduates

Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship


NFTE trains teachers to deliver a BTEC accredited personal development programme to young people covering enterprise skills, beliefs & attitudes needed to run their own business.

Blue Skies


Blue Skies is an interactive, multimedia roadshow for students about how running their own business can become a reality

Achievers International

Achievers International gives students the opportunity to trade online with schools overseas, developing their entrepreneurial, ICT, communication and modern language skills.

Young Enterprise UK

Young Enterprise UK is a business and enterprise education charity which brings volunteers from business into the classroom to work with teachers and students. 


Connexions – information and advice for young people - starting your own business webpage

Business Link

Business link advice on Starting a business when you are young

Business Link Start-up organiser

Business Links business start-up organiser can help you to make your business a reality

Young Chamber

Young Chamber is a national initiative, backed by the Government, which aims to help bring together schools, Chambers of Commerce and businesses to better provide enterprise-related activities to young people aged 14-19.

Need to Know - WORK

Information website aimed at young people

Shell Live Wire

Shell LiveWIRE is an online community for young entrepreneurs starting a business. They offer a range of business awards - monthly £1,000 Grand Ideas Awards or annual £10,000 Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award 

Make your mark

Make Your Mark campaigns to increase entrepreneurial behaviour amongst young people. It is run by Enterprise Insight  on behalf of the British Chambers of Commerce, the CBI, the Federation of Small Businesses and the Institute of Directors.

NFEA – Enterprise in Action

NFEA is the national enterprise network. Members are drawn from local enterprise agencies and a wider range of enterprise support organisations and provide an array of services to new and emerging businesses, including independent and impartial advice, training and mentoring

Enterprise Education Trust

Enterprise Education Trust offer flexible, interactive programmes that use real life business experience to inform, involve and inspire young people of all abilities.

Business Dynamics

Business Dynamics aims to bring business to life for young people.  Volunteers from companies introduce students, aged 11-19 years, to the opportunities and challenges of business and improves their key skills for the world of work.

Young Business Net

Young Business Net supports the development of the first network of youth enterprise incubator centres in the UK

Apprenticeships Website

Whether you are looking for a job that enables you to carry on learning, or are already in employment and want to gain further qualifications, an Apprenticeship could be the option for you.They allow you to start work and earn a decent wage, while learning new skills that will lead to nationally recognised qualifications.

British Chambers of Commerce

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) is the national body for Accredited Chambers of Commerce across the UK

Young Chamber

Young Chamber is a national initiative, backed by the Government, which aims to help bring together schools, Chambers of Commerce and businesses to better provide enterprise-related activities to young people aged 14-19.

Coventry & Warwick Chamber of Commerce

The Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce are committed to the educational development of young people and are involved in a number of projects to increase skills and interaction amongst our future generation of business minds. Our Youth Projects include the YENTELS Project, the Schools Membership Package, Young Chamber and the Young People’s Enterprise Centre of Expertise.

Coventry Chamber Schools membership package

Coventry Chamber has put together a membership package specifically tailored to schools in the Coventry and Warwickshire region.  By becoming a schools package member you not only get to take advantage of all the usual Chamber benefits but you will also get the opportunity to take part in a variety of events and programmes that are specifically aimed at schools. 

Young Chamber programme at Coventry Chamber

Coventry & Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce is delivering the Young Chamber programme in conjunction with seven schools locally.  Coventry & Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce also acts as the regional lead for the West Midlands area and oversees the Young Chamber programme in the Black Country, Hereford and Worcester, Southern Staffordshire, North Staffordshire and Birmingham.

West Midlands Young People’s Enterprise Centre of Expertise

The Young People's Enterprise Centre of Expertise (YPECOE) is a two-year project for the West Midlands, providing a coordinated approach to the promotion and development of young people’s enterprise across the region. YPECOE is interested in enterprise activity involving young people from 5 to 25, whether they are in formal education, work and training, or unemployed and aims to promote enterprise solutions and to increase awareness among young people of self-employment, business start-up and social enterprise as career options.



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