Friday, 4 March 2011

Big Leap 2011 - competition for young entrepreneurs, deadline 7 March

The competition, now in its fifth year, helps young entrepreneurs aged 18-30 take the 'big leap' into self-employment!

This year we are providing FOUR lucky winners with....

A start up grant of £200 and a business support package

(The grant will be provided in the form of a retail voucher to be spent on business goods and the business support package contains 3 hrs of virtual business coaching from one of our experienced business team).

One winner will be chosen from each of our four locations - Liverpool, Birmingham, London and Tyne and Wear.

Eligibility to apply:

You need to be aged 18-30

You company needs to be ready to launch now or be a newly launched business (under 1 year of trading)

You need to be a resident or have a registered company in Liverpool, Tyne and Wear, Birmingham and London


If you want to be in with a chance of winning this fantastic business support package then APPLY NOW!


You can apply at: http://www.yournxtstep.co.uk/career-support/business-competition.html

Entries will be judged on:-

Originality and creativity - tell us your unique selling point, what makes your business different?

Readiness and commitment to start the business - we are looking for individuals on the brink of starting their business or have just started within the last year, and evidence of your achievements to date.

Skills and experience - tell us what skills and experience you have to realise this business venture.

Ambition and drive - tell us your vision for the business in 3 years time.

You can apply at: http://www.yournxtstep.co.uk/career-support/business-competition.html

The deadline for entries is the 7th March 2011. Thank you to our sponsors.

If you have any questions mail sarah@stridingout.co.uk or call 0151 267 0248

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