Since starting my website design and development company, Breeze, a couple of years back, we have always been dedicated to giving back to the local community and investing in youth. This has predominately been giving talks and advice at a number of school and colleges across Merseyside or talking at Princes Trust entrepreneurship events.
It is great to have a strong relationship with the local schools and to therefore be able to speak to people who are in the same place as I was only a few years earlier, many of them not knowing what they wanted to do, or where their path was going to lead.
The students have always had great ideas, questions and energy and it is a pleasure to help out.
Running an enterprise day at Rainhill High School was one of the highlights, alongside a group of our clients we took the whole year 10 year age group and ran a number of activities in which they would create their own products in groups of 6/7 and then show how they would run this business, using marketing, sales, pricing, working out profit margins, etc.
It was great to see some really very interesting and exciting business ideas coming up all across the year group! Another highlight was perhaps presenting at a Year 11 presentation evening alongside olympic medalist Bianca Walkden, speaking to both the kids and parents about the number of opportunities available after school and how that doesn’t always mean university.
As a Princes Trust business it is always great to go back and talk to the new start-ups, they are always enjoyable and beneficial for myself as well as (hopefully) to the people I am presenting to
If you would like to know more about our give back scheme get in touch with Liam on – 07702029817