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Self-Employment Support

Whether you are a university looking for a tailored programme of support and access to business advisors to deliver on site, a local authority or other business, through to an individual exploring the viability of being self-employed, we can help. 

You may even be eligible for free support.

Individuals

Be your own boss, bring your business ideas to life and develop your start-up with our enterprise support.

Join the more than 100,000 people we’ve helped to set up and grow a business.

We’re on hand to support you through this journey – whatever stage you’re at.

People’s lifestyles are changing. Self-employment is flexible around health or childcare needs and with the job market shifting towards more consultants, contractors and gig-economy workers, we want to support this change.

We offer tailored advice, guidance and support to bring your start-up to life and help it to flourish. From hairdressers to architects and coffee shops to gyms, the opportunities are endless.

We appreciate that being self-employed, whether already in business or during the planning and start-up stages, your time may be limited. Our online learning platform, is a remote self-directed learning platform with over 400 courses. Through LearningPlus we can help you to learn, make progress and do this at a time that suits you and your current lifestyle.


We can help you with: 

  • Research
  • Tax Self-Assessment
  • Business Planning
  • Financial Planning
  • Legal Matters
  • Sales Techniques
  • Marketing Success             
  • Understanding Social Media

From setting up a Facebook page to organising your taxes, we offer a wealth of knowledge to help you navigate self-employment confidently.

    Businesses

    We have many projects in delivery across the UK, from education establishments to prisons, we offered tailored Enterprise solutions for schools, universities, local authorities, prison services and support training and employability providers to enhance their self-employment provision.

    Explore our Enterprise modules and accredited training options, with delivery available through our remote learning platform , in-person workshops with skilled and experienced business coaches, and live and interactive webinars.

    Level 2 Certificate in Creating and Starting Your Business

    The Level 2 Certificate in ‘Creating and Starting Your Business’ is for those who wish to gain the necessary skills to establish a business. Accessed through our online platform, , it’s a remote provision and can be delivered as a SFEDI accredited qualification or non-accredited, tailored to suit the individual learner.

    Although this is delivered remotely, providing complete flexibility for the learner, they will have access to a dedicated Business Coach who will provide advice, support, feedback and assessment. Each Business Coach has extensive industry knowledge and experience, relevant qualifications, and have run their own business.

    Whether you are an education provider, housing association, local authority, other business, or individual we will be happy to offer you a personalised training solution with our experienced team.

    Learning Modules are:

    1. Self-Employment for Me*
    2. Lean Business Planning*
    3. Legal Structures for Business and Registering*
    4. Financial Planning (inc Cashflow Forecast Spreadsheet) *
    5. Pricing Products and Services inc Selling Techniques*
    6. Introduction to Marketing*
    7. Developing Your Marketing Strategy*
    8. Social Media for Business
    9. Preparing for Tax Self-Assessment
    10. Understanding SEO
    11. Building Business Confidence
    12. Planning for Growth and Profitability

    *Modules covered within SFEDI qualification. 

    Contact us

    If you would like more information on how we can support you, whatever your needs, please fill in the contact form below and someone will be in contact. 



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