Entrepreneurship is a vital component of a successful economy. By helping businesses to start up and grow, we can contribute to long term economic prosperity. Global Entrepreneurship Week, which will run from 17 to 23 November, is the world’s largest campaign to promote entrepreneurship. It will be launched on Monday, 17 November from the London Escalator – an entrepreneurial workspace co-sponsored by Barclays and Central Working.
Reflecting on his experience interacting with young entrepreneurs at last month’s One Young World Conference in Dublin, Barclays Group Chief Executive Antony Jenkins commented: “Barclays is uniquely placed to nurture the development of start-ups and businesses, not only through financing and product propositions, but crucially through the knowledge and thought leadership for which we are already becoming recognised.”
Throughout November Barclays will deliver almost 100 clinics offering practical guidance for entrepreneurs across the UK. The clinics are open to everyone and can be booked online via the: