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Watching the House of Lords debate was interesting. Sir Alan Sugar was talking about start up businesses. The debate talked about government start up initiatives as 'lollypops.' True! What we upstarts need is a square meal and not a sugary snack. Starting up in business with zero capital is a bit unrealistic and encouraging jobseekers to start up on their own without full training is irresponsible. Give us the training and resources to start up, and we will do the rest. The biggest initial problem is marketing. I want to be able to set up a website with a hit within two pages of the key words entered on a search. How? Give me the skills to get a web site up and running before anything else. E-commerce skills are as important as literacy and numeracy skills in a computer literate world.