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Together with The Prince’s Trust, we're creating a path for young business leaders that will empower them to contribute to the sustained growth of the UK economy.”

Toby Rougier, Chief Executive

Jonathan Townsend, UK Chief Executive of The Prince’s Trust, added: “Since launching our Enterprise programme in 1983, we’ve supported more than 91,000 young entrepreneurs to kickstart their own businesses and that’s something we’re incredibly proud of. Enterprise Advance takes the support we can offer even further – it’s a flexible, broad-ranging programme that will help young entrepreneurs to go on and grow their businesses in those crucial early years after launching.”

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It wouldn’t have been possible without the support and expertise of LDC. They are one of our biggest supporters at The Prince’s Trust and together we’re excited to help more young entrepreneurs to maximise the potential of their businesses.”

Jonathan Townsend, UK Chief Executive
The Prince’s Trust

Enterprise Advance is being funded through LDC’s multi-million-pound partnership with The Prince’s Trust and has been created with the support of an advisory board consisting of LDC’s employees over the last 12 months. It will launch in the Midlands before being rolled out across the UK over the coming months.

LDC is the leading supporter of The Prince’s Trust Enterprise programme and its partnership is designed to inspire the next generation of UK entrepreneurs. It has contributed towards a more diverse group of future business leaders, as a quarter of the young entrepreneurs supported to-date are from ethnic minority backgrounds and more than half are female.

To find out more about LDC’s partnership with The Prince’s Trust or to get involved, please do reach out to Sophie Reed (sreed@ldc.co.uk).



Tips for Young Entrepreneurs

To support the launch of Enterprise Advance, we spoke to LDC employees and business leaders in our network and asked them to share their top tips for young entrepreneurs growing a business. From finding your passion to being patient and playing the long game, they share tangible and practical advice for budding entrepreneurs.