Mavis Amankwah becomes Business Ambassador for Positive Inclusions championing the new governments Start-Up Loans initiative aimed at young people
Start-Up Loans is a government initiative boost to encourage young entrepreneurs.
Award winning entrepreneur Mavis Amankwah (voted one of PR Week’s most powerful person in PR for 5 consecutive years), made the official announcement today that she is to become the Business Ambassador for Positive Inclusions. Start-Up Loans have commissioned Positive Inclusions (in conjunction with Rich Visions Small Business) to act as Delivery Partners who will assist to provide effective loan support and mentoring to applicants across England.
Mavis Amankwah prides herself as a PR Mogul, winning contracts and created campaigns with over 50 established commercial and corporate organisations including ASDA, Comic Relief, Digital UK TV, HMRC, Metropolitan Police, HSBC, and MoneyGram.
Mavis Amankwah quotes, ‘As a Business Ambassador for Positive Inclusions, I believe that the Start-Up Loans initiative has been long-awaited. We now have a means to creating more successful business owners.’ She is also extremely excited about taking on her new role,
‘I am elated on becoming a Business Ambassador for Positive Inclusions. I will be assisting the committee and team to ensure applicants are given the right business support and advice throughout their journey with our organisation.’ Mavis goes on to add that, ‘This Programme is helping to break down some of the barriers faced by youthful communities in terms of youth unemployment and helping aspiring entrepreneurs to make their dreams become a reality.’
To date, Positive Inclusions has approved loans amounting to £266,200 which has gone to help 36 aspiring entrepreneurs to realise their business dreams. These businesses span from Hairdressing to the Music Entertainment industry, from Fashion to the Healthcare.
In the period of October-December 2012, 974,000 young people aged 16-24 were unemployed, which was 11,000 more than the previous quarter. This government initiative couldn’t have come soon enough, placing the future of young people into their own hands.
To receive a government backed loan with a business mentor, apply now.