Great news for young entrepreneurs in the North East (we know that’s not all of you, but be happy for the lucky ones).
More than 300 such persons can now the financial and support boost that they need to start their own businesses, thanks to nearly £600,00 that’s been secured by the Prince’s Trust North East.
The scheme encourages young wannabe business-starters – in particular those form disadvantaged areas – to get turn their business idea into a reality. It provides support in various forms and is a really highly regarded programme. Each young business-starter receives a personal mentor, for example, as well as financial aid.
“Our main objective is to help young people develop an entrepreneurial culture and raise aspirations for self employment,” said David Beavis, north-east regional director of Prince's Trust. He said that the scheme aims to help young people overcome confidence and experience issues.
To find out more about the scheme and whether you could qualify, visit the Prince’s Trust North East website.