With high youth unemployment new generations of young business owners are leading the way out of the downturn and the top three sectors in terms of numbers are Internet-based businesses, apps and retail. This report focuses on youth enterprise and how some entrepreneurs have developed creative business ideas and innovative offerings.

This research highlights the real-life stories and learnings of young entrepreneurs and some of the practical steps that can help aspirations turn into realities. It also describes some of the great enterprise education already being provided by educational providers, with the purpose of encouraging more of this activity. It concludes with policy recommendations to help support the successful growth of young enterprise activity.

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