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Stars join Peter Jones CBE at Charity Golf Day

On Wednesday 5th June, star of Dragons’ Den and renowned entrepreneur, Peter Jones CBE, welcomed celebrities, entrepreneurs and business leaders to the Peter Jones Foundation’s annual Charity Golf Day, held at the exclusive Bearwood Lakes Golf Club. Footballer, Alan Shearer CBE; former Olympic Swimmer, Mark Foster; Presenters, Jenni Falconer and Zoe Hardman, Former London Wasps …

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Meet the Tycoon 2018 Finalists

  Peter Jones CBE is delighted to announce the eight teams of budding entrepreneurs that have reached the Buckingham Palace final of his nationwide enterprise competition, Tycoon. The competition stakes have been higher than ever as, for the first time, students were able to compete across two trading windows, one in Autumn and the other …

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Meet the Tycoon finalists!

Peter Jones CBE today announces the eight teams of budding entrepreneurs that have reached the final of the nationwide enterprise competition, Tycoon. It has been another long and tough decision, with so many incredible teams and ideas. We are delighted to announce that the eight finalists for Tycoon 2017, heading to Buckingham Palace on 1 March are: Key Stage …

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PJEA student launches new fitness business

Rochelle Cross, a PJEA student studying at Buckinghamshire College Group, has put into practise Peter Jones’ ambition for the course to ‘make entrepreneurs’ through ‘learning by doing’, by launching her own fitness business start-up this month. Vinyl Fitness Club combines a love of music and dance with socialising to keep fit. It’s something people have been doing for years …

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

2017 has been another great year for the Peter Jones Foundation. To date, we have worked with over 450 schools, whom we have given more than £380,000 of funding to allow 8,688 students to start their first business. We have also supported over 3,500 students to secure a recognised qualification in Enterprise. Of course, none of this …

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Leicester College PJEA students take on the Christmas Markets

As part of Small Business Saturday, 11 of our PJEA learners took to Leicester Market to set up their own pop-up stalls. Keen to keep on practicing their buying, selling and display skills this was infact the third time learners had taken their businesses to the public. Small Business Saturday UK is a grassroots, non-commercial campaign, which highlights small business success and encourages …

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