The Enterprise Programme in the East Midlands
The Enterprise Programme helps people to
explore and test their business ideas, write business plans and
start their own businesses or achieve alternative goals in
education, training or work.
Is it for people like me?
The Enterprise Programme
is for people who:
- Have a business idea
they want help to explore
- Are aged
- Are unemployed or
working less than 16 hours a week
- Live in
If you are all of these things,
get in touch using the form below. If you don't fit in to these
groups here's what's on offer from other
What help could I get?
- Advice on employment
- Business skills
- Business planning
- Ongoing support from a
- Access to a wide range
of free and discounted products and services. This includes
our free legal helpline, sponsored by Barclays
Note: Participation in the Enterprise Programme does not
guarantee that start-up funding will be awarded. Applications for
start-up funding are assessed in relation to a number of factors
including perceived risk, business viability and individual
How can I apply?
Use our online form
We’ve put together materials to help you to
start planning your business. These include a set of 12 guides and a business plan pack.