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Terry Bradley from Zurich Global Life, Keith Green from the Isle of Man Post Office, Damon Warr from PwC and Paul Wiseman from Barclays.

Junior Achievement business mentors: inspiring entrepreneurship in young people

Junior Achievement’s team of volunteer business mentors guide and support Year 12 students taking part in the Company Programme which, over the course of an academic year, challenges them to…

Collabro

Collabro to return thanks to Junior Achievement

Top musical theatre group Collabro are to make a welcome return to the island, performing on Saturday October 14 at the Villa Marina in aid of Junior Achievement Isle of…

Boston Group’s Ruth Robinson third from right with Company of the Year 2017 winners Progression+,  Alex Devereau, Kelly McMullin, Chloe Irving, Will Snape and Chloe Mylchreest. Picture Andrew Barton.

QEII team crowned Student Company of the Year 2017

A team from Queen Elizabeth II High School have been named Junior Achievement Student Company of the Year 2017. Progression+ – Alex Devereau, Chloe Irving, Kelly McMullin, Chloe Mylchreest and…

Act Natural – Frankie Cullen, Anna Harris, Freya Morris, Olivia and Tahlia Nicholl-Clarke and Emily Sweetman – received the highest number of votes from the Gaiety Theatre audience out of the 14 finalists on the night of Manx charity Junior Achievement’s talent contest for 10 to 18-year-olds.

‘Act Natural’ wins The Next Big Thing People’s Choice Award

A group of six best friends from St Ninian’s High School have won the Next Big Thing People’s Choice award sponsored by Baker Tilly Isle of Man. Act Natural –…

Amy Gravestock’s rendition of the Whitney Houston classic ‘I Have Nothing’ has won her the title Next Big Thing 2017.

Twelve-year-old Amy wins The Next Big Thing 2017

Amy Gravestock’s rendition of the Whitney Houston classic ‘I Have Nothing’ has won her the title Next Big Thing 2017. The 12-year-old was one of 14 acts competing at Manx charity…

Group photo of The Next Big Thing 2016 finalists

Next Big Thing 2017 to showcase Island’s top young talent

Manx charity Junior Achievement will present the Island’s top young talent in the Grand Final of ‘The Next Big Thing’ on Saturday February 4 at the Gaiety Theatre. Open to…

JA staff pictured with guest entrepreneurs Fraser Doherty MBE, Ben Towers and Zoe Jackson MBE

Junior Achievement Business start-up workshop for Young Entrepreneurs

On Monday 14 November more than 180 students attended a one day workshop at the Palace Hotel, organised by Manx charity Junior Achievement. The workshop was run to coincide with…

Britain’s number one vocal harmony group, The Overtones, will be back performing live at the Villa Marina on Saturday March 18, 2017 in aid of Manx charity Junior Achievement.

The Overtones: Back by popular demand

Britain’s number one vocal harmony group, The Overtones, will be back performing live at the Villa Marina on Saturday March 18, 2017 in aid of Manx charity Junior Achievement. Tickets…

Ghosts, goblins, ghouls – even the odd costumed-canine – gathered on Douglas promenade on Sunday October 30 to take part in Manx charity Junior Achievement Isle of Man’s Monster Dash.

Ghoulish gathering for Junior Achievement Monster Dash boosts charity’s funds

Ghosts, goblins, ghouls – even the odd costumed-canine – gathered on Douglas promenade on Sunday October 30 to take part in Manx charity Junior Achievement Isle of Man’s Monster Dash….