New Enterprise Allowance

Money and support for starting a business on certain benefits

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Overview

New Enterprise Allowance can provide money and support to help you start your own business if you’re getting certain benefits.

You must be aged 18 or over, have a business idea and get one of the following benefits:

  • Jobseeker’s Allowance (or your partner does)
  • Employment and Support Allowance (or your partner does)
  • Income Support, if you’re a lone parent or you’re sick

You may also be eligible if you get Universal Credit.

Your Jobcentre Plus work coach can check if you qualify and refer you to the scheme.

You don’t qualify if you’re part of the Work Programme, but you can still get other help setting up a business.

 

Ready to grow?

If you think your business would benefit from support or funding, get in touch and we’ll help you work things out.

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