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We need YOUR support to secure vital funding

We are calling for your support to help win funding as part of the Aviva Community Fund 2017! Our Peter Jones Enterprise Academy in Malvern runs a programme called Be Your Own Boss which facilitates transformational outcomes for the most disadvantaged young people. It has been nominated for the Aviva Community Fund and stands a chance of winning up …

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South Essex PJEA students set-up cakes business

Students enrolled on the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy at South Essex College, are putting their minds to the test by opening a cakes business within their college. Steve Newman, the Course Team Leader originally thought of the idea, believing it is “a good way for the students to get business experience first-hand, combat any problems they may face and …

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PJEA graduate bags £150k investment for new business

We are always thrilled to hear about how well our PJEA graduates are doing and this is a particularly inspirational story. Chris Ball, who graduated from the first ever Peter Jones Enterprise Academy course in 2008 has secured a £150,000 investment to help kickstart his new business. Chris recently launched his new online discounts website www.justsave.co.uk, which collates voucher …

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The Biz of Viz with Mr Viz

Flying all the way over from his abode in Italy, Simon Donald swapped the glamorous vineyard of  Pescia to share his career and business story with PJEAstudents at South Essex College. Simon shared his rag to riches story with the students who attended the masterclass where he talked about how he and his brothers started making a …

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Vote for Katie! PJEA graduate shortlisted for Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Vote for Katie! Voting is now open at www.the-sse.org/SEYA or you can text ‘SEYA17 KATIE’ to 82228. We are thrilled to announce Peter Jones Enterprise Academy graduate and budding entrepreneur Katie Buckingham from Solihull has been shortlisted for the Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 Award. Katie is one of five finalists who have been selected and is in in with a …

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Stars club together to support Peter Jones Foundation

Denise van Outen, one of the UK’s best known stars, joined Peter Jones CBE in a competition to be crowned ‘Top Golfer’ at the Peter Jones Foundation’s Annual Charity Golf Day on 27 September. Taking place at the exclusive Bearwood Lakes Golf Club in Berkshire, star of Dragons’ Den Peter Jones CBE and Denise van Outen went head-to-head with influential individuals from the …

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