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“don’t take into count where you are from, but where you want to be” Guest Blogger Simondo Robinson, talks Youth Unemployment

Simondo Robinson, Creative Director of GigsandFestivals talks Youth Unemployment, expectations and what we can all do… The number of young adults out of work has reached an all-time record high with 21.3 per cent now unemployed that’s’ a rise of 74,000 over the last quarter. This means that nearly one million young people* are out of […]

‘My Top lessons learned in starting-up a Startup’ – A Young Entrepreneur tells all…

In the UK, we have almost become accustomed to hearing about unemployment rates and a flatlining economy. As the youth of today are the business leaders of tomorrow, young entrepreneur Andrew Pallett shares his start-up tips with TheEmployable to assist those thinking about starting in business… There are few things more exciting and rewarding than […]

Virgin Media Pioneers, turns 2 with UK Budget success to support young Entrepreneurs…

Virgin Media Pioneers, a community created by Virgin Media to support young entrepreneurs to make their ideas happen, has marked its second birthday by celebrating governmental impact with an announcement in this year’s Budget. Primarily an online resource for young entrepreneurs looking for support and inspiration, Virgin Media Pioneers combines networking opportunities, advice from guest entrepreneurs […]

Swapping the ‘Financial Services’ for ‘Social Enterprise’, we talk to MadAnts CoFounder, Kelly Lickley…

At TheEmployable, we like business characters with a bit of ‘get up and go’ and when Kelly Lickley of MadAntSport, contacted us to highlight her Retail Business and respective social enterprise scheme, we thought this seemed like a story worth covering. Throw in the facts that Claire Young, former Apprentice star and Young Entrepreneur champion, […]

Sparks ignites entrepreneurial spirit at the LSE

When we were asked to highlight the London School of Economics weekend entrepreneurship conference for 250 of the most ambitious students from around the world, we thought who better to tell us about the Conference itself than the President of Sparks@LSE 2012; Rajiv Dhokia…. “As another year passes, the headlines in the business world have once again been dominated […]

The London riots (v) You Me and Dupree (David)

Image is everything – or so they say. But who are ‘they’? After the UK riots back in August, even those with a left or liberal political background, were stamping their hands and feet for strict punishment and strong sentencing. Rightly so. However, is anyone else slightly disturbed by how little media coverage has been given, […]

How one Graduate took a ‘sound idea’ from the bedroom to 6 million hits on YouTube…The Employable talks to Amman Ahmed..

Like many final year students, Amman Ahmed was positioning himself for a post graduation life of ‘corporate thinking’ and City living…..But something was not quite right. Even after Graduation, and after Amman had tried to leave his entrepreneurial thinking behind, he kept coming back to a dream he had, a code he had broken, that […]

“The Idea is just the beginning” TheEmployable talks to ShellLive Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Michael Korn

Ten days ago we highlighted this years 8 finalists of the prestigious ShellLive Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards, and now today, I was sat talking over the phone with Michael Korn, the winner, inventor of KwickScreen, who went home with not only the accolade, but the 10k prize! I had contacted Michael via email the evening of the awards, […]


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