Top award for Young Enterprise adviser

BANK worker Richard Davis has won the London region Young Enterprise Business Adviser award. The whizkid from Credit Suisse in Canary Wharf won the accolade for providing keen business advice to school pupils to set up their own companies

BANK worker Richard Davis has won the London region Young Enterprise Business Adviser award.

The whizkid from Credit Suisse in Canary Wharf won the accolade for providing keen business advice to school pupils to set up their own companies.

He’s been working in the Young Enterprise company programme’ which helps kids as young as 14 set up and run a company.

The young students create a product or service, raise the capital and run the business from school for an academic year, developing business skills needed in the working world.

The scheme involves experts from commerce like Richard who volunteer their time as advisers to guide the youngsters through the trials and tribulations they face during the year.

He gave advice to a company set up by pupils at Haberdashers’ Aske’s Knights Academy in Bromley, Kent, called Girls Cadore,’ producing jewellery and personalised goods such as cards and Japanese fans which they sold at Spitalfields Market.