This programme is co-financed by the European Social Fund

The New Enterprise Allowance is a national programme delivered by the Department for Work and Pensions and the European Social Fund to help those in receipt of benefits to start up new businesses.

Further information

Referrals to the New Enterprise Allowance ended in December 2021.


Register your business as an NBSL provider and stay up to date with the latest funding information.

If you provide business support services like marketing, business planning, human resources or financial planning find out how you could register with us to offer a grant of up to £3200 to your clients for work that you do for them.

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Our Support

From start up to growth.

Our unique support programmes can provide help no matter what stage your business is at.