Be your own boss with help from The Prince's Trust
THE PRINCE’S TRUST ENTERPRISE PROGRAMME
The focus of our Enterprise programme is on you becoming the best business owner you can be.
THE PROGRAMME IS DESIGNED TO ASSIST YOUNG PEOPLE WHO ARE:
- Interested in running their own business
- Have a business idea they want help to explore
- Aged 18 to 30
- Unemployed (or working part time on an employed basis under 16 hours a week)
- Not enrolled on a degree course or in education which exceeds 14 hours per week
Not sure if you’re eligible? Simple. Give them a call and they can check. And if they can’t help, they’ll know someone who can.
How it works
The Enterprise Programme has four key steps, which gives you time to learn more about setting up a business, as well as space and time for you to make big decisions that could change your future forever.
1. Information Session
An opportunity to find out about the programme, meet others who are also thinking about self-employment and ask any questions you have.
2. Explore Enterprise Course
A FREE 4 day course to help you work out whether running your own business is right for you. They explore personal skills, marketing and selling, business finance and business planning.
3. One-to-one support
To help you think about what you want to do next, whether it’s planning and launching your business or achieving another goal, like getting a job.
4. Launching your business – Mentor and financial support
If you launch your business with the Prince’s Trust, you can be matched with business mentor who will help you with your business. You can also apply for a low-interest loan of up to £7,500 to get your business off the ground. Please note participation on the programme is not a guarantee to receive financial support.
For more information about the Enterprise programme:
Call: 0800 842 842