Screwing Business as Usual / by Nick Ierodiaconou

Classic Sir Richard Branson cheeky title for his campaign on changing the way we look at business, a la "Screwing Business as Usual". The book launch took place last Tuesday at the Hub Westminster, ft. a host of people who shared their stories about challenging business norms and of course, Sir Richard Branson in the flesh (and hair!).

“Large enterprises and government can and must do more to help…young entrepreneurs.” - Sir Richard Branson

Rajeeb Dey, CEO of enternships.com, said of the figures: "With youth unemployment exceeding the million threshold it’s now important we send a message to young people that they can make a job rather than take a job and that entrepreneurship is a viable and rewarding career path in its own right.

“Right now young people need work experience to secure jobs and face a "catch 22" situation in obtaining these placements. By looking beyond the more traditional corporate employers and engaging with start-ups and small businesses, we can create new opportunities and inspire a new generation of entrepreneurs.”

Read more about it here.

- DS