Laid-off construction worker opens bakery and hires fellow jobless construction-workers

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by AquaEyes, Mar 4, 2012.

  1. AquaEyes

    AquaEyes Chillin' With My Peeps

  2. RHRanch

    RHRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

    What I wonder is how he got start up money... was he able to get business loans? Bakery equipment is extremely expensive and here in the US baking and food manufacture is very regulated.
  3. AquaEyes

    AquaEyes Chillin' With My Peeps

    This happened in Ireland. From the article linked in my original post:

    "After the government's recent launch of a campaign to encourage the unemployed to start new businesses, it's safe to say Irish officials hope more people will take Stenson's cue."
  4. chickened

    chickened Overrun With Chickens

    Oct 2, 2010
    western Oregon
    The guy has done well. The government gives 15,000 euros and puts them through 6 months of training.

    I like the guy for his entrepreneurial spirit reminds me of my business beginning.

    I like the idea that they screen people based on thier abilities and not by color, age etc. to qualify for the program.

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