Could The Princes Trust Help You To Start a New Business in Barnstaple?
12th February 2015
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Details here on The Prince’s Trust Explore Enterprise Course, running in Barnstaple on 24th – 27th February at Barnstaple Fire station

The Prince’s Trust Explore Enterprise course is a four day exploration of the skills and requirements a person will need to become self employed, the course is run by Charlie Huitson with the help of volunteers to The Trust who have a wealth of experience in self employment and business. 

Over the four days we will look at the following subjects:

Day 1: The skills needed for self employment, self employment vs. employment and issues surrounding debt.

Day 2:  Marketing and sales.

Day 3:  Tax and bookkeeping.

Day 4:  Business plan writing and meet the mentors.

Participants on the course can benefit post course via mentoring and financial help via a Will it Work test trading grant of up to £250.00 and should they wish to start up in business, they can benefit from a low interest loan at 6% to get started of up to £4000.00.

The eligibility for entry to the course is the young person be aged between 18-30, be unemployed or in employment less than 16 hours or be in education less than 12 hours per week or not at all.

If you are interested please don’t hesitate to contact Hollie on 07425 632049 or email

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