Self-employment?? New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS) ongoing
Job seekers who are interested in running a new small business may be eligible to participate in the New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS), delivered as part of jobactive.
What is NEIS?
NEIS is a program delivered by a network of 21 providers who provide individualised help for job seekers to become self-employed business owners.
NEIS provides job seekers with:
- accredited small business training and business mentoring for up to 52 weeks
- income support for up to 39 weeks (NEISAllowance) and NEIS Rental Assistance for up to 26 weeks (if eligible)
- personalised mentoring and support from a NEIS provider in the first year of the new business to help a job seeker put their business idea into practice.
A total of 8,600 NEIS places are available nationally each year.
For more information (source) see >>> New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS)
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