4th June, 2013
In March 2013, Cestria Housing Association in Chester-Le-Street was awarded funding by North East Procurement - Future Sparks. The funding was s...
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We understand that without access to finance, many businesses cannot get off the ground and others are unable to expand.
If you are on Jobseeker’s Allowance, are aged 18 and over and want to start your own business, you can get extra help though the New Enterprise Allowance (NEA).
Your local Job Centre Advisor will let you know if you are eligible to be signed up to NEA and if so, you will get access to a volunteer business mentor who will provide guidance and support as you develop your business plan and through the early months of trading.
Once you have had your business plan approved and started trading, you may be able to access financial support. This will consist of:
Five Lamps adminsters NEA loans on behalf of The Department for Work and Pensions.