A practical guide to starting a business

Demand for early lunch passes exceeded supply in anticipation of Mr Mike Porritt’s address to The Economics Society. Having been involved in more businesses than he cares to remember, Mike outlined the steps necessary to take a business idea to successful fruition. As he talked, he moved seamlessly through discussion of exchange rates, venture capital, and business plans etc. One lucky student walked away with £20. The takeaway point being that if you want to start a business, get up, look around, and do something about it!