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Welcome to Shell LiveWIRE, the UK's biggest online community for young entrepreneurs aged 16-30.

Established in 1982, the Shell LiveWIRE programme offers free online business advice and start-up awards of £1,000 and £10,000 funding to young entrepreneurs in the UK (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland). Join our community now to help launch your new business today!

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Important Information About Our Awards

The 2013-2014 Shell LiveWIRE awards year (which includes the monthly Grand Ideas Awards) will be closing at the end of August 2014. 


Details on our award activities from September 2014 onwards will be announced shortly. 


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