Business Start-up training & people who are HIV Positive

Time for me to Shine workshops & HIV Positive Red Potato are really pleased to be working with our HertsAid friends to deliver part of the “Time for me to shine” programme.  “Time for me to shine” comprises of five employability workshops that will be held in September and October 2016. The workshops are aimed at HIV … Continued

#BAME Business Bootcamp in Stevenage

Onwards to Stevenage! Hot on the heels of the “Business Bootcamp” last month at the Pomegranate Centre, Welwyn Garden City, comes the Stevenage Business Bootcamp! We will be delivering two training sessions for future Stevenage entrepreneurs from the Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority communities (BAME). Why a BAME Business Bootcamp? The two sessions will equip … Continued

Business Start-Up Training comes to Welwyn Garden City

Business Bootcamps come to Welwyn Garden City! Yes, the Red Potato Business Bootcamps are coming to Welwyn Garden City! We are looking forward to working with Circle Housing, the Welwyn Hatfield Community Housing Trust and Welwyn Garden City Children’s Centres. The aim of the project is to deliver a series of business start-up training sessions, so … Continued

Go creative, stay authentic!

“You’ve gone all creative!” a customer excitedly exclaimed recently. Is Creativity a compliment? I think it was a compliment. We certainly took it as such! In fact we believe firmly that creativity is essential to our business.  British business has long been known for innovation and creativity.  And so for a client to call us … Continued

University of Hertfordshire

The University of Hertfordshire is the UK’s leading business-facing university and an exemplar in the sector. It is innovative and enterprising and challenges individuals and organisations to excel.  Red Potato were very pleased to help the University deliver the Summer “Business BootCamp” programme…   Red Potato University of Herts Case Study  

Oaklands College

Oaklands College is a large further education college with two main campuses in Hertfordshire, just north of London, providing 1,500 full and part time courses to approximately 10,000 students. The college has strong links to local employers and runs several work based programmes. Customer challenge Oaklands College is committed to ensuring students achieve their full … Continued

Business studies courses don’t always produce the best entrepreneurs

What do flight safety information, dog treats and Ghanaian cosmetics have in common? If you said they provide inspiration for the latest crop of entrepreneurial ideas from students at a leading UK university then congratulations. Inspiration can come from different sources – sometimes life experiences can be the reason people set up in business. Recently … Continued

The pleasures of a flower shop; other types of business are also good!

Inspiring young people about a career as an entrepreneur, is great when done by other entrepreneurs.  Red Potato works in partnership with local entrepreneurs to equip students with the skills needed to set up in business.  At a time when some UK schools are described as stagnating by international standards, could entrepreneurship, switch students back … Continued