What is YENO

The principle of YENO is to deliver a range of careers, employability and student enterprise activities and advisory services.

“We want inspire and encourage young people of Oldham to take advantage of opportunities that are available and to make the most of them so that we can build a better future for our town.”

Eric Bishyika

Eric Bishyika


Eric Bishyika young entrepreneur from Oldham who at 13 years old while at
school set up a clothing business (SW Clothing) using money saved up from a
paper around he used to do. Eric went on to be featured in the BBC News, Channel 4, Manchester Evening News & other articles.

Sonia K Ayaz

Board Member

Sonia K Ayaz is the founder and creative director for Sonia Ayaz vegan handbags. Currently, she is the board member for YENO, as well as former chicklet at the Entrepreneurial Spark Manchester.

Daniel Arundel

Board Member

My Names Daniel I’m 20 from Oldham and love baking. I own and run The Arundel
Bakery which supplies to retailers across the country. I am Oldhams Young Entrepreneur of the year 2016.

Nicola Webb

Board Member

I’m Nicola, I am a sixth form student studying business and economics. I was
the Managing Director of Flow and runner up for the National Journey award for
Young Enterprise. Currently looking for a Business Management apprenticeship.

Oldham students from North Chadderton have been successful in the programmes national “Journey Award” with students Chloe Booth and Nichola Webb both reaching the UK Finals.

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