New Enterprise Allowance (NEA): videos, case studies and promotional material about helping unemployed people become self-employed.
Do you have a good idea for a business?
New Enterprise Allowance could give you money and support to help you start your own business. You need to be receiving certain benefits and have a business idea that could work.
Watch how Amanda went from thinking about self-employment to starting up her own business with support from the NEA.
Get started with NEA
Speak to your Jobcentre work coach – they will explain how the NEA scheme could help you. They will also tell you about the support volunteer business mentors offer in the early months of trading.
Find out more about New Enterprise Allowance eligibility and how to apply
If you’re not eligible you may still be able to get other help with setting up a business.
More about NEA and the people it’s helped so far
Watch our NEA videos – see the inspiring journeys of other budding entrepreneurs going from unemployed to becoming their own boss with the support of NEA.
You can also follow #getbritainworking to keep up to date with the latest on NEA.
Find out about other government support for small businesses and read about those who have already benefited from it at the Business is GREAT website
Become a mentor
Do you have the skills and knowledge that could help someone become their own boss?
Read about being a mentor and how to get involved with NEA.
- Promotional material