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The Important Stuff

This last couple of weeks I’ve been at loads of events, my life has been a veritable social whirl…! (Jealous? No, didn't think so! In fact, my life has actually been that of someone who works for themselves and has a million things, events and jobs to cram into each week, for the love of what I do).

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Disruption - Top of the class?

Earlier this week I saw a link to the 10 most disruptive UK Businesses pop onto my Linked in news feed. Exciting news!

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Top 100 Small Businesses

A small business from Altrincham was one of 100 from around the country invited to Downing Street on Thursday for a reception to mark the UK’s fourth annual Small Business Saturday on Saturday December 3rd.

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Seymour Park 'Pitch Up'

A small business from Altrincham was one of 100 from around the country invited to Downing Street on Thursday for a reception to mark the UK’s fourth annual Small Business Saturday on Saturday December 3rd.

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Community Investment Programme

As part of our community investment programme, and in collaboration with Laing O'Rourke we've supported Davyhulme Primary School and Barton Clough School to take part in a project called Stepping into Business.

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End of Year Report

It feels so long since we first created an Enterprise Programme in Bowdon Church School in Manchester in 2012. Those children are moving into Yr 10 now, taking GCSE choices and we're still getting great feedback from both their parents and new schools.

A lot has happened since that first programme!

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Business came back to school at St Teresas school in Stretford Manchester

Business came back to school at St Teresas school in Stretford Manchester recently, where a group of 9 and 10 year old children shared their fabulous business ideas with a panel of local Business Angels.

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Creative Curriculum Matters

Children Media Conference, for the rest of the world not in that whizz-bang influential and critical bit of your child’s development, is where lots of brilliant, funny and clever people come together to look at what the next thing your child plays with, reads, watches or endures might be.

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Local primary school kids enter the Dragons Den

Think Money Group has teamed up with Altrincham-based social enterprise Stepping into Business to offer local children an insight into the working environment.

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Stepping into Business & Sugarman Education Recruitment teach Manchester Enterprise Academy student how to find their inner entrepreneur

Manchester social enterprise Stepping into Business has teamed up with Eddie Austin, Managing Director of Sugarman Education to run ‘Enterprise Essential’ workshops at Manchester Enterprise Academy to help 16-18 year old pupils find their inner entrepreneur.

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Meet our customers - Stepping into Business

We're a social enterprise working with schools around the country developing enterprise and life skills in the next generation.

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Harnessing pupil curiosity with Primary MFL

Teaching a foreign language in Primary school is often a bit of a misnomer. French and Spanish are the standard options and you as the teacher are typically in one of three situations.

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Selling? It’s Child’s Play…

Your children won’t necessarily turn into an army of mini-Alan Sugars if they learn about sales techniques – but it will teach them how to promote their best qualities.

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Hugh Dennis meets enterprising Battersea pupils at Westbridge Primary School

Comedian Hugh Dennis found himself outnumbered by enterprising pupils at Westbridge Primary School in Battersea when he visited to hear their business pitches.

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Donna Irving on Finance Top Tips for Headteachers

Chartered accountant Donna Irving gives her top tips on business and finance for school business managers

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Stepping into Business - Northern Startup

Northern Startups: Stepping into Business, business learning for primary school kids.

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Allow Kids to Fail… and Watch them Grow

Following on from our Life Skills for Kids post, Dinah Turner, mum of three children under ten and director of Stepping into Business describes why we need to let our kids fail …

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Donna Irving on Business from a Child’s Perspective

"As adults, we often try to all be the same, we measure ourselves against objectives which often don’t play to everyone’s strengths and then we wonder why people are struggling, not achieving or feeling stressed out. Kids are more ready to hand over responsibility to the one in their team who is really good at something, and to muck in and share a job when it’s clear more hands will make light work."

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Stepping into Business sings the praises of Brighton Digital Festival

Recently, I made the trek from Manchester to Brighton to run a workshop as part of the Brighton Digital Festival, a celebration of digital culture that takes place every September.

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