Resources

Resources

Here you can find policy guidance notes and case studies about key policy issues related to inclusive and social entrepreneurship. You can use the filters and/or a keyword search to narrow down your results.

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What? The Start-Up Grant is a welfare bridge scheme which supports business creation among unemployed people and those in employment, studies or domestic work wishing to move into self-employment. It aims to encourage business...
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What? StartUP Visa is a residence visa for entrepreneurs from outside of the European Union’s (EU) Schenghen Zone. It started accepting applications in March 2018.
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What? The Prince's Trust Enterprise Programme provides tailored funding and support services to young people across the United Kingdom (UK) to help them start and develop their own business. The programme focusses on supporting '...
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What? The project ‘Promotion of Immigrant Entrepreneurship’ ran from 1 April 2009 to 30 May 2014 and aimed to improve the integration of immigrants, especially women and those living in distressed neighbourhoods. It supported business...
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What? The Spanish Federation of Young Entrepreneur Associations (CEAJE) is an independent, non-profit organisation of all Spanish entrepreneurs under 41 years of age, created in 1991. It was created by a group of one hundred...
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What? The WEGATE initiative is a one-stop shop for women entrepreneurs that has three main functions. First it acts as an information hub for women entrepreneurs who are looking to start a business, or are already operating a business...
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What? The BBZ programme aims to support unemployed people to move into self-employment through the provision of entrepreneurship training and loans. Recipients are eligible for a comprehensive package of services which includes the...
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What? The ‘Women Ambassadors’ scheme was set up to: (i) increase the visibility of female entrepreneurship; (ii) inspire female entrepreneurship through personal stories and role models;(iii) make it easier for women to identify with...
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What? ‘Women in the Labour Market’ was a project implemented between 2010 and 2012 by the Croatian Employment Service (CES), under the framework of the Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance. The project involved a grant programme to...