Ultra Education featured in The Daily Telegraph!

Ultra Education founder Julian Hall was featured in The Daily Telegraph on Tuesday 25th July giving tips on how parents can help their kids get started on their entrepreneurial journeys! Check out the feature below:

How to turn your child into a ‘summerpreneur’

Stuck for things to do in the summer holidays? India Sturgis discovers ways to enhance your brood’s business acumen.

The summer holidays have arrived with a spate of storms. But if you Can’t get down to the beach, there are many fruitful ways you can goad your children into spending their time – and making a pretty penny in the process.

As every parent knows, their son or daughter is definitely a millionaire-in-the-making, and given the new digital landscape it has never been easier to harness their potential and set up a business from the kitchen table. Julian Hall, director of Ultra Education, a company providing entrepreneurial tutoring, teaches business skills to children as young as seven. Here’s how you can tum your child into a profit-making summerpreneur.

Bend the rules

Everyone can learn something from the five-year-old girl who was fined £150 by her local council last week after selling lemonade to festival-goers without permit. The youngster (sloshing out cups for 50p and £1) has since been invited by Borough Market to set up shop on their premises, and received an apology from the council. “If your child has an idea to make T-shirts or cupcakes, they will do well from taking them to an outdoor festival or farmers market because there are so few children doing these things,” says Hall. But tiger parents be warned: do not use children “HS the stall mascot. They must lead it”. And remember, adults love good manners.

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Does your child have entrepreneurial flair? Check out our summer-time programmes and UltraKids Business Clubs below at locations across London!