Help, I’m a young entrepreneur: what do I do?
There’s plenty of support and advice available for young people who are thinking of starting a new business, or even already have one.
Thinking of starting a new business, or already have one? Don’t know where to start? Check out the resources below or contact us for personalised advice and support.
The Prince’s Trust
The Prince’s Trust specifically works with 18 to 30 year olds to turn big ideas into a business reality through their Enterprise programme. From training and mentoring support to funding and resources, they are there every step of the way.
Financial help and advice
Start Up Loan Company
The Start Up Loan Company provides start-up companies with affordable financial and general help.
The offer government-backed personal loan available to individuals looking to start or grow a business in the UK.
As well as finance they also offer up to 12 months of mentoring support and access to a range of different business offers.
For more information and the application form visit the Start-Up Loan Company.
Mentoring can help give your new business the guidance it needs from a more experienced business professional.
MentorsMe is the online gateway to locate a business mentor to help you with your enterprise.
The free site offers business access to a list of quality-assured business mentoring organisations across Britain.
An easy-to-use search engine allows businesses to refine their searches according to the life stage of their business and their location in Britain.
They work with other organisations such as The Prince’s Trust, Enterprises Women and Let’s do Business Group to bring the best mentors for you.
The objective is to help businesses find a mentoring organisation to suit their needs both quickly and efficiently.
To find out more, visit the MentorsMe website
Life Coach Directory
Life Coach Directory was set up by a team who know how difficult it can be to find help and support when you truly need it. Offering mentoring, youth coaching and business start-up support, Life Coach Directory’s professional coaches will work with you and tailor your journey to your future goals. To find out more about Life Coach Directory, click here.
Young Entrepreneurs Forum
The Young Entrepreneurs Forum allows like-minded young adults connect and talk to others who have the same questions or ideas as you.
From simply introducing yourself and your business to help and advice on marketing and branding: whatever your query or problem, you can find alternative solutions there.
They also have an amazing array of helpful videos about everything from writing your business plan to combatting procrastination, which are useful however far along you are in your business journey!