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The credit crunch is the best learning curve for young entrepreneurs, Notebook

The credit crunch is the best learning curve for young entrepreneurs

Youth unemployment continues to be a vital political concern for governments across Europe. This week saw some major announcements to tackle youth unemployment heads on. The European Commission unveiled a ‘youth guarantee’ scheme that will aim to provide young adults with a good job offer, continued education, an apprenticeship or an internship within four months of leaving formal education or becoming unemployed.

By | Notebook | Monday, 10 December 2012 at 2:52 pm

Global Entrepreneurship Week: Rebalancing employment through entrepreneurship, Notebook

Global Entrepreneurship Week: Rebalancing employment through entrepreneurship

Right now, if the economy was a patient, it would still be in intensive care. Showing positive signs, but still a sick puppy. It will take time to inject enough confidence into the market to ensure that growth is maintained and the economy is truly back on track.

By | Notebook, Opinion | Tuesday, 13 November 2012 at 2:39 pm

Don’t be fooled by his West Coast Main Line pleas, Richard Branson is no people’s capitalist, Notebook

Don’t be fooled by his West Coast Main Line pleas, Richard Branson is no people’s capitalist

Sir Richard Branson has long been Britain’s favourite capitalist. Unlike the fat cat tycoons of left-wing caricatures, sat atop their shiny towers counting wads of cash, Branson is considered one of a new breed of entrepreneurs that emerged at the turn of the century

By | Notebook, Opinion | Friday, 31 August 2012 at 6:00 am

Paris or London? Where is the best place to start… up?, Notebook

Paris or London? Where is the best place to start… up?

What is the best way for a French start-up to raise money, or be attractive for UK-based investors?

By | Notebook | Saturday, 2 June 2012 at 4:00 am

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