Finance your start-up



Finance Schemes requiring no upfront investment

Always assess your ability to repay any loan and ensure your credit score is acceptable!

Start-Up Loans

  • The Start Up Loans Company is a government funded initiative that provides start up support in the form of a repayable loan together with a business mentor for entrepreneurs across England and Northern Ireland.

Take me to start up loans

New Enterprise Allowance Scheme

  • The NEA scheme is a business support programme offered by the Department of Work & Pensions (DWP). It aims to help those claiming certain unemployment benefits to pursue self-employment. As part of the scheme, you could also receive a weekly allowance for up to 26 weeks provided by DWP. On top of this, you may be eligible to apply for a low-cost loan through the Start Up Loans scheme.

Take me to the new enterprise allowance scheme

n.b. Please revisit the earlier pages and look at the start up costs you have predicted



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