Category Archives: Self Employment

Students entrepreneurial ambitions revealed

An increasing number of students are striving towards self-employment, with 15% planning to start their own business after graduation according to new research. Prospects explains more… Read More

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Applications open for the Student Enterprise Competition – FLUX 2016

The largest annual competition to encourage entrepreneurship and bridge the gap between education and work within HE has opened for applications. The competition, which has been running for eight years, attracts teams of six students from universities across the country … Continue reading

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Thinking about setting up your own business? Why you should consider franchising

Recent statistics from the British Franchise Association (NatWest bfa Franchise Survey) have revealed that there has been a surge in young entrepreneurs (under 30 years of age) successfully finding their way into work through franchising. This includes an evident rise … Continue reading

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The top 100 entrepreneurs of 2014 revealed!

Recent research undertaken by Management Today has revealed the 100 top entrepreneurs of 2014. Many of those featured on the list have battled through a hostile economic environment and their own personal difficulties to achieve success in business – so … Continue reading

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Can’t find a decent job? Make your own!

To celebrate National Student Employment Week (23rd – 27th February 2015), NASES (National Association for Student Employment Services) has written a blog article about how you can create your own work opportunities by going self employed…. Read More

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Entrepreneur stories: the risks and rewards of starting a business

Why does one business idea fail and another succeed? Three entrepreneurs reveal their inspiring journeys and explain what it took to make their enterprise a success – from starting a chocolate company at 12, to making money from bubbles, to … Continue reading

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Why graduates should consider franchising…

Recent statistics from the British Franchise Association (NatWest bfa Franchise Survey) have revealed that there has been a surge in young entrepreneurs (under 30 years of age) successfully finding their way into work through franchising. This includes an evident rise … Continue reading

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