The National Enterprise Challenge are delighted to announce that Ryman and Theo Paphitis have agreed a deal to extend their relationship as main sponsor of the UK’s largest Enterprise and Employabilty Competition.
The deal, will also see Ryman continue to set one of the two real-life challenges set each year, commenting on the deal Managing Director Ben Dyer added ‘We are delighted to continue our successful long term relationship with Ryman. Since their involvement, the challenge has grown significantly with over 250 schools expected to take part this year’.
Ryman Chairman Theo Paphitis added “Recent research tells us that 73% of young people believe that better life skills would help them get a job in the future; the Ryman National Enterprise Challenge teaches this in bucket loads as the kids are tasked with seeing a business plan through from start to finish, including everything from marketing to financials. “It’s a great opportunity for schools to get involved and help students to gain life skills, confidence and have a bit of fun too!”
Ryman will set the Key Stage 4 Challenge this year, with the challenge being to create a ‘Back to School’ marketing campaign for Ryman.