'We Mean Business' Summer School: Self Employment

📅 July 22nd – August 1st


📍 Small Business Research + Enterprise Centre, Moorgate

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Do you have a passion or idea and want to start your own business?


  • Week 1: Monday 22nd – Thursday 25th July 2024

  • Week 2: Monday 29th July – Thursday 1st August 2024

This programme is for young people aged 18-25 who identify as disabled and/or neurodiverse.

To access this Summer School you must:

  • Be open to exploring becoming self employed.
  • You must be able to attend all 8 days of the programme.
  • You must have the ability to travel to attend the sessions.

Programme Highlights:

  • Develop Confidence: Learn how to turn your business idea into reality and gain confidence in your abilities.
  • Career Development: Transform your passion into a viable career.
  • Expert Guidance: Receive bespoke self-employment advice that matches your skillset, passions, and talent.
  • Workshops: Enhance your knowledge on becoming self-employed through various workshops.
  • Feedback & Improvement: Learn from the best, receive feedback, and refine your business idea.
  • Social Skills: Practice social skills and build confidence to present your business plan effectively.
  • Mentorship: Gain insight into specific sectors, receive mentorship, and trial your business idea.
  • Research & Insight: Investigate your chosen field to create a unique business.

We support you to develop bespoke self-employment advice that matches your skillset, passions, and talent. Join our summer school and gain the skills, knowledge, and confidence to elevate your business idea.

If you have any questions, contact our Self-Employment Programme Manager Caroline on 020 8347 8111 or email [email protected]

Event Details

  • Venue: Small Business Research and Enterprise Centre