Monthly Archives: September 2012

Third year for community project Young Start-up Talent


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The Young Start-up Talent entrepreneurial initiative launched for the third year at Broadfield Stadium where some 40 local businesses, Henry Smith MP and heads of local sixth forms met to celebrate the launch of the popular entrepreneurial project where the winner receives a prize fund worth over £50,000 worth of products and services and aims to help and encourage others to start a business. The initiative has increased the age range to encompass graduates as well as school leavers and […]

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John is ‘Driving Thru’ toward success!


John O’Dwyer of McDonald’s, Franchisee and current owner of 7 McDonald’s Franchises in the Sussex area says that “There has been more menu changes in the last five years than in the previous 30 years of our UK history ….Of course, this is also down to the strength of the brand” says John. “did you know McDonald’s are the biggest coffee, ice cream and toy seller in the UK!” John has worked for McDonald’s for over 34 years and being […]

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Entrepreneurial finalist


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Richard Place Dobson Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers have awarded a full time apprenticeship contract to student and Young Start-Up Talent finalist, George Fisher. George first came to the attention of Richard Place Dobson director and Young Start-Up Talent judge, Matthew Tyson when George, who was then 17, took part in a workshop at Reigate College as part of the Young Enterprise initiative.  “George shone through as a leader with a good head for business right from the word go […]

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