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Lloyds Bank offers training for Liverpool entrepreneurs

Lloyds Bank and the School for Social Entrepreneurs will be providing entrepreneurs in Liverpool with the opportunity to make a social impact by offering a training programme.

The Lloyds Bank Social Entrepreneurs Programme consists of a start-up and scale-up programme. The Start Up Programme provides support to enable entrepreneurs to get their business up and running, whilst the Scale Up Programme enables entrepreneurs to grow a sustainable social enterprise.

Aspiring entrepreneurs on the Start Up Programme receive a grant of £4,000, with a year of training and a business mentor, whilst the Scale Up Programme offers a grant of £15,000 and business mentoring to entrepreneurs who are looking to grow their business.

Successful

The programme has proven to be successful so far, allowing students to develop their own enterprises to benefit their local communities.

Anita Morris, a recent graduate of the Start Up scheme, spoke of the benefits of the programme, stating that it helps to provide support to entrepreneurs. She went on to develop her own business, Hack Back, which focuses on helping adults and young people to achieve their full potential.

“I have always had a desire to help people and established Hack Back in 2013 when I realised we could make a real impact in the local community,” she said.

Morris added that it is vital to have a “support network around you”, and that the training programme helped to provide this.

Opportunities

There will be taster sessions offered over the next few days by the Lloyds Bank Social Entrepreneurs Programme to enable Liverpool-based entrepreneurs to explore the opportunities that the training provides.

The tasters will be held on 3rd February at Knowsley CVS, and 10th February at Blackburne House. The Scale Up Programme is also available to London-based entrepreneurs.


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