Monthly Archives: October 2012

Young Enterprise doubles your chances of owning your own company

Running a business at school almost doubles your chances of self-employment later in life, according to independent research by Kingston University Business School for Young Enterprise. It shows that teenagers who get the chance to set up and run a profit-making enterprise in the classroom are almost twice as likely (42%) to become company owners than those who have not (26%), according to the new report “Impact: 50 Years of Young Enterprise.” To compile the research Dr Rosemary Athayde conducted […]


Chestnut Tree House launches 10th Anniversary Business Awards

Around 100 supporters of a different sort gathered at Crawley Town Football Club on Thursday 18th October when Sussex children’s hospice, Chestnut Tree House, launched its inaugural business awards. Part of its tenth anniversary celebrations, the charity wants to reward and recognize not only the many Sussex businesses which have supported them but also the sterling efforts of employees of those companies. Said Sarah Arnold, Corporate Fundraising Manager for Chestnut Tree House, “Hundreds of businesses have raised thousands of pounds […]