Dreaming of starting a small business? Want to be your own boss? If you are unemployed active job-seeker, the Self Employment Programme might just be the right thing for you.
Where there’s a skill, there’s a way: Supporting entrepreneurs
“I started applying for jobs as soon as I completed my dentistry studies,” says 30-year old Arta Alija, “But I had no luck with any of the state clinics.” A harsh lesson that many young people are learning in these difficult economic times is that educational qualifications, training and...
A risk worth taking
The hundreds of new businesses set up each year with the support of the national Self-Employment Programme include a highly diverse range of enterprises, from tattoo parlours to small farms and solicitors’ offices. Few, however, are quite as ambitious or have quite such an impact on so many...