If you’re 18 to 30, living in the UK and unemployed, or working fewer than 16 hours a week, and have a business idea or some ideas to explore, the Prince’s Trust Enterprise programme could be for you.

Kicking off with a free information session in your local area, we’ll tell you how we can support you and, if you’re still keen, we’ll also invite you onto our four-day interactive workshop.

You’ll get to meet other like-minded people and have the chance to tap into an business expert, covering everything from business planning and marketing to sales, budgeting and tax.

After this, it’s time to start building your business. We’ll support you to plan and test your ideas and give you the opportunity to apply for funding. That way, you’ll be ready to meet our Business Launch Group at the end of the process.

Once you’ve launched your business, we’ll provide you with an experienced business mentor who will be on hand to share advice every step of the way – for up to two years.

Who is it for?

The programme is for people who:

  • have a business idea they want help to explore
  • are aged 18 to 30
  • are unemployed or working less than 16 hours a week
  • live in England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland

The following people aren’t eligible: gap year students, recent graduates (graduated less than six months ago), those with a postgraduate degree (eg, a Masters) or a professional qualification.

How does it work?

Complete the online application form and the Prince’s Trust will get back to you within five working days. If five days sounds like too long, you can call for free on 0800 842 842 or text ‘Call me’ to 07983 385418 and we’ll call you back within two working days.

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