Business Secretary Vince Cable dropped in on students at Warwickshire College to see how they are minding their own business.
Dr Cable visited enterprise and entrepreneurship students working towards a diploma at the college’s Peter Jones Enterprise Academy (PJEA) as well as meeting students from construction, plumbing and carpentry.
Student Phoebe Cowley, 18, from Rugby,
said: “Dr Cable asked about my business, which is called Glow All Out, providing products for festivals.
“I told him how the PJEA course has really supported me, given me ideas and experience and even helped me to change my business model to improve it.”
Dr Cable also visiting the college’s Power Academy, which trains engineers in power generation manufacturing.
“It is good to see a college giving people the key skills and training to help build a balanced, sustainable economy,” said Mr Cable.
Featured image caption: Business Secretary Vince Cable with Michael Clough, 18