How to run a business at 14

After selling old Christmas presents and teaching herself how to code, 14-year-old Cara set up an e-commerce business. She’s been running it from her bedroom in London for a year, and has already paid for her parents to go on holiday — twice! This video tells you how she did it.

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Activities

  1. Imagine you are going to start your own business. What would it be? Write a short description of your idea and explain why it would be a success.
  2. To be an entrepreneur is a modern dream. This was not true in the past when people wanted to join the army or the church, or the Foreign Office. What has changed? Write your answer on one side of paper.