If you are already self-employed, a sole-trader or a freelancer, Radian EST can support you with a range of free mentoring, advice and guidance to support you and your business. Please see our "Upcoming Events" for FREE workshops and events in your area.
If you would like to ask our Small Business Advisor and Mentor, Michelle Daniells, a question please contact our Go Your Own Way helpdesk.
Business mentors needed
Do you have business and/or entrepreneurial experience, and some spare time to share with someone just starting/progressing with their own business ideas? We are looking for supportive and motivational volunteers to help mentor our business course graduates to succeed with their business plans. Free training and support package available, following our information days; click here for more details.
Gov.uk - Business & self-employed
Information on becoming self employed and the support schemes that are available to help you, including the New Enterprise Allowance.
Gov.uk - New Enterprise Allowance
New Enterprise Allowance (NSA) – A Government scheme aimed at helping those in receipt of certain benefits to start their own business. You could apply for a loan to help with start-up costs, a weekly allowance payment and advice and guidance from a business mentor.
Gov.uk business finance support finder
Find government-backed support and finance for business, including grants, funding for small and medium-sized businesses and start-ups.
Gov.uk business support helpline
Get support and advice on starting and running a business. Online, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube links available.
HMRC tax course
A FREE e-learning course aimed at anyone who is starting their own business in the UK.
Money Advice Service
FREE and impartial money advice provided and useful budgeting resources.
A online gateway for businesses looking for mentoring.