Young Enterprise 2014

The Young Enterprise in London Company of the Year Programme

The North London Final of the Young Enterprise in London Company of the Year Programme was again hosted by BKL, with our very own Marjorie Bremner acting as a judge. Students from Highgate School, Grieg City Academy, Henrietta Barnet, Jewish Community Secondary School and Coptall competed, with the finals held at the prestigious offices of Pentland Plc in 2014.

The judges were looking for evidence of innovation and entrepreneurship, the successful exploitation of new ideas in all aspects of running the company and an understanding that continuous improvement is essential.  Other judging criteria included marketing, selling and customer focus, financial performance, objective setting and problem solving, social ethical and environments issues and company administration.

The students were invited to present the key experiences and achievements of the company and how the students learnt from any mistakes.  A company report was also required to summarise the team’s year in business.

The team at BKL were delighted to have so many talented students taking part – in particular due to the strong ethic of the practice of giving back to the community, and also of its inward focus on training and developing members of staff – both as part of  school-leaver/graduate training capacity, and in identifying and developing the stars of the future.

Left to right: Julia Moisejeva 9SP, Eunika Iwachow 9TP, Marjorie Bremner BKL,
Charles Crabbe Year 12, Sochima Ikpa Year 12, Michael Owusu 9CN, Andrea Arhagba 9CN, VJ Thorpe 9TP

NICOLA HALL

BILSHAN MENSAH

Sam Inkersole

In 2022, Sam won the Taxation’s Rising Star award at the Taxation Awards in and was named in the Accountancy Age 35 Under 35.

Jon Wedge

While Jon’s client work focuses on the financial services sector, he also oversees the firm’s assurance service, as well as supporting the trainees following in his footsteps.

ELANA DIMMER

Elana joined us in 2017 as an ACA trainee, after graduating from Durham University where she had studied languages. She is now a manager in our assurance team.

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