Official Statistics

New Enterprise Allowance: April 2011 to September 2014

The number of starts with a business mentor and the number of starts on the allowance.

Documents

Great Britain New Enterprise Allowance quarterly official statistics: April 2011 to September 2014

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Data tables: Great Britain New Enterprise Allowance quarterly official statistics: April 2011 to September 2014

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Details

New Enterprise Allowance (NEA) aims to help unemployed people claiming out of work benefits who wish to start up their own business. Participants in NEA work with a business mentor to develop their business idea. Once they have started trading and left benefits, they receive a weekly allowance.

These statistics record the number of starts where people have begun working with a business mentor and the number of starts on the allowance. The main findings are:

  • there have been 115,750 starts with an NEA business mentor
  • 60,480 have started trading, left benefits and started receiving the weekly allowance
Published 19 December 2014