New Enterprise Allowance can provide money and support to help you start your own business, this only applies to people that are receiving certain benefits. You must be 18 or over, have a business idea and receive one of the following benefits:

  • You or your partner to receive Jobseekers Allowance
  • You or your partner to receive Employment and Support Allowance
  • Income Support, if you’re a lone parent, or you’re sick or disabled

The help you can receive from the New Enterprise Allowance covers:

  • Weekly allowance paid up to 26 weeks
  • Apply for a loan, with start-up costs
  • Business mentor to help you develop your business idea

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