Thinking about starting your own business? We have two programmes available that can help that happen!


New Enterprise Allowance (NEA) 

To be eligible for the NEA Programme, you need to be claiming one of the following benefits via Jobcentre Plus.
  • Jobseekers Allowance (JSA)
  • Employment Support Allowance (ESA)
  • Lone Parent Income Support
  • Universal Credit (UC).

D2 Business Starter Programme

If you are not eligible for NEA, this is the programme for you, however, you must reside in Derbyshire.