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Do It Yourself Jobs

30 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 19 January 2012

If times are hard, why not set up your own business rather than try to find a job somewhere else? Peter Day hears from young entrepreneurs who think that one way of beating recession is to start from scratch.
Producer: Caroline Bayley.

  • Contributors to this programme:

    Warren Bennett
    Co-founder, “A suit that fits”.

    Steve Barnes
    Co-founder, Appetise.com

    Alexander Schey
    Managing Director and co-founder, Vantage Power.

    Matt Clifford
    Chief Executive, Entrepreneur First.

    David Langer
    Co-founder and CEO, Group Spaces

    Leanne Dodds
    Wedding Videographer

    Naomi Spencer
    Founder, Candy Bubbles

    Arnold Sebutinde
    Founder, Spontaneous Portraits

    Paul Beesley
    West Midlands Regional Director, The Prince's Trust

  • Peter Day's Top Tips for Entrepreneurs

    Peter Day's Top Tips for Entrepreneurs

    Instead of waiting for someone else to hire you, why not set up a company and employ yourself? Read Peter Day's tips on starting your own business

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    Peter Day has met start-up entrepreneurs of all ages from around the world. Read their stories on the BBC News website.

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