Seeking partners - Prospects bidding for New Enterprise Allowance (NEA) Mentoring service in London and the South West
Prospects intends to bid to deliver the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), New Enterprise Allowance (NEA) Mentoring service in London and the South West (Gloucestershire, West of England, Devon, Cornwall, Somerset) from January 2015.
The New Enterprise Allowance scheme is designed to support the move into self-employment for people who want to start their own business. The NEA can provide Mentoring support and financial assistance (NEA allowance) to participants who satisfy eligibility and are referred to the scheme by Jobcentre Plus Advisers. Participants will also have access to the Start-Up Loans scheme should they need additional start-up financial support. The commercial requirement is to provide business advice and support, particularly Business Mentoring, to help out of work Participants who want to move into self-employment develop their business plans.
If your organisation meets the requirements and is interested in becoming a subcontractor, please complete the Expression of Interest and return it as instructed by 10:00 on Wednesday 9 July 2014.