Enterprise Champion

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Enterprise Champion or Enterprise Tsar[1] is a position within the UK Government responsible for promoting entrepreneurship and advising the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. The role is currently held by Alan Sugar, the well-known entrepreneur and star of BBC One's The Apprentice, who formerly held the position for one year during the Brown ministry (2007–10).[2] During this time, he was ennobled as Lord Sugar.[3]


  1. ^ "No. 59124". The London Gazette. 10 July 2009. p. 11879. 
  2. ^ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-36376161
  3. ^ http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/8085254.stm