Support with self-employment

Unemployed and want to start your own business?
Unemployed and looking for work? Want to be your own boss? The New Enterprise Allowance could be for you!
If you have a great idea for a business but don’t know where to start we can help. Hundreds of people have made self employment a reality with our support and you could be next!
Our Start up advisers offer:

  • Specialist mentor support
  • Business planning advice
  • Bespoke business workshops

FREE pre and post start business support is available to help you move your business idea forward.  The support includes access to a Business Adviser, training, business planning and further Mentoring support through your first twelve months of trading. The New Enterprise Allowance includes a tax-free allowance of £1274 payable over your first six months of trading (subject to JCP/DWP criteria).
Speak to your Job Centre Plus Adviser about the New Enterprise Allowance or call us on 0845 340 9980.
This service is funded by the Department for Work and Pensions and the European Social Fund. Further information about the New Enterprise Allowance can be found here.
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