Does university teach you enough to start a business?

A question that has come to my mind a number of times these past weeks and even more so today after watching the snapchat of Fraser Williams, co-founder of Repairly. His story today showed him and the team working on plans for Repairly, mainly financial plans.   He spoke about the importance of planning but also mentioned how one of …

Getting Ahead With Jon Powell

Getting Ahead With Jon Powell… Enterprise Team Manager, Director at Lancaster District Chamber of Commerce, Director at Enterprise Education UK and co-founder of Employer Solutions. Jon has been there, starting a business whilst at University, now he acts to support and encourage student startups. In this episode, we cover all angles of enterprise and education.  

Details Matter

This week I was able to check off a bucket list item – have a coffee master class. Thanks to Taylor St. Baristas I was able to spend a day learning about coffee – from sourcing, to roasting, to brewing. The level of detail covered was incredible and this was in the short version of weeks and months’ worth of …