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Success stories

Every day, our inspirational young people take the opportunity to change their lives for the better. We’re proud of the 870,000 young people whose lives we’ve touched over the past four decades. 

Why not take a few moments to read, share and celebrate with our real-life success stories? None of our work would be possible without our fantastic network of partners and supporters. Discover their key role in our success. 

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Enterprise alumni

In 1991, Anne Spratling and John Ayris from Kent were a young couple with an idea for a business but no money or experience.

Lily-Flame Candles teaser image

Enterprise alumni

Lucas and Jo Nicholls, with the help of a mentor from The Prince’s Trust, founded their candle company, now stocking in John Lewis and more.

Rob Law, founder of Trunki, standing with seven Trunkis

Enterprise alumni

Rob Law was 21 when he came up with the idea for his much loved global children’s suitcase brand, Trunki.

Craig Hadwin in the office

Young person

Craig had been bullied at school and with his mum very ill, he took a brave decision to move away in order to create a better life for himself.

Kieran Wood standing against a graffiti wall in Leicester

Young person

Kieran had been unemployed for 13 months. Talent Match helped match his musical flair with a recording studio and mentor to help him find a job.

Amber-Lauren Ballantyne poses for a photo with Lydia Bright and her winning design

Young person

Amber-Lauren’s designs were selected by our retail partner, Asos, as a winner in the 2016 Tomorrow's Talent competition.

James Streather poses for a photo with Lydia Bright and his winning design

Young person

James loved art but could not find suitable employment in that field, despite having done an apprenticeship in an art studio.

Sally Derby poses for a photo with Spencer Matthews and her winning design

Young people

With support from The Prince’s Trust, Sally managed to get her life back on track and set up her own business.

Jessica Mahy poses for a photo with Spencer Matthews and her winning design

Young person

Jessica was selected as a 2016 winner of our Tomorrow's Talent competition by retail partner FatFace.

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