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7 Feb 2018

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:

31 Jan 2018

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. 

11 Dec 2017

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. 

15 Nov 2017

We are calling for your support to help win funding as part of the Aviva Community Fund 2017!

8 Nov 2017

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. 

2 Nov 2017

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.

25 Oct 2017

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 PJEA students at South Essex College

19 Oct 2017
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. 

27 Sep 2017

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 world of business in the annual Golf Challenge.

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