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Business Start-up SPARK


Around a third of students intend to start their own business. The Spark team will support and encourage you from initial idea to start up and beyond. Based in the University of Leeds Career Centre, the dedicated Spark team ensures you receive the most up to date information and continuing support through your entrepreneurial journey from initial ideas to start up, growth and beyond.

The Spark Team are:

Kairen Skelley - Spark Business Adviser
Tel: 0113 343 8355 Email:

Richard Doyle - Spark Project Officer
Tel: 0113 343 5028 Email:

Ingrid Bale - Senior Career Consultant for Enterprise Development
Tel: 0113 343 5300 Email:

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