The New Enterprise Allowance scheme is available to Jobseekers Allowance (JSA) claimants from the first day of their claim.
Participants will get access to a volunteer business mentor who will provide guidance and support as they develop their business plan and through the early months of trading. Once a claimant has had their business plan approved and started trading, they will be able to access financial support. This will consist of:
The total package of support could be worth up to £2,274 to each participant who starts their own business.
To see if you qualify please contact your Jobcentre Plus Personal Advisor.