Case Studies

Listed below are a number of Case Studies that detail how Young Enterprise Scotland has been able to help both individuals and organisations.

  • Diane Kelday
    Diane Kelday
    YES helped me to gain confidence in my abilities and shed some light on how important team-work and communication is within a business
  • Former Member
    Former Member
    Simon Fraser
    Taking part in YE Scotland opened up many doors that I may not have seen and put me into contact with people that have helped to develop my career.
  • Barrhead Water Works
    Barrhead Water Works
    The Water Works project in Barrhead was completed in May 2014. Young Enterprise Scotland, in partnership with East Renfrewshire Council, secured funding from the Big Lottery Fund through the Kew Gardens’ GrowWildUK Campaign.
  • Mellisa Renton
    Mellisa Renton
    Melissa, a beauty student of West College Scotland has started her own face painting business through the support from Bridge 2 Business!
  • Product Design Students
    Product Design Students
    Bridge 2 Business is all about "Inspiring, Connecting and Supporting" students into business and this recent project with NC Product Design students at City of Glasgow College certainly encompasses all of these aims.
  • Ryan McDonald
    Ryan McDonald
    Over the last six months, Ryan has been involved in a number of projects with the YE Scotland Academy staff including the Radio City Gardens project at St Luke’s High School.
  • Claire Smith
    Claire Smith
    After taking part on the Company Programme over a decade ago, Claire has gone on to set up her own business, volunteer in Africa and launch a successful innovation career.
  • Energetic Honest Kidz
    Energetic Honest Kidz
    Five young people from St Luke’s High School in Barrhead spent two months learning about themselves and how to run a business.
  • Rueben Gilchrist
    Rueben Gilchrist
    A hugely inspiring participant who used his personal story and turned it into a selling point to win the hearts and minds of all who sponsored him! A great use of a tenner!
  • Bakey Cakey
    Bakey Cakey
    A group of five girls from Kings Park Secondary started a company called Bakey Cakey as part of one of our Programmes.
  • The Kool Kidz of Newmains Primary
    The Kool Kidz of Newmains Primary
    Newmains Primary 2/3 class took on the Fiver Challenge with their bracelet-making company, Kool Kidz. The class combined all their fivers together for a whole class activity. The 24 children firstly got down to the hard task of naming their company (the h
  • Investor In People
  • Cyber Essentials
  • Big Lottery Fund
  • Voluntary Code of Practice for Social Enterprise in Scotland
  • Investors In Young People
  • Family Friendly Working Scotland
  • Disability Confident
  • Living Wage Employer
  • Good Fundraising
  • SCQF

About YES

Our Vision is for Scotland to be a place where all young people are given the opportunity to have a rewarding future in work and life - no matter where they start
their journey.

Our Mission is to inspire & equip all young people to learn, develop and reach their full potential through enterprise.

In everything that we do, we will work with the following values: Integrity, Enthusiasm, Creativity & Collaboration.

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Young Enterprise Scotland

Rouken Glen Centre
Rouken Glen Park
G46 7UG
United Kingdom

+44 (0)141 406 7722
0141 406 7722

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