Inspiring Enterprise

Building Better Opportunities

WSX Enterprise has secured £2.8 million in funding from The National Lottery Community Fund and European Social Fund to deliver an innovative business start-up support programme to help up 1000 budding entrepreneurs in the M3 corridor.

The Inspiring Enterprise Programme will run until 2021 and offers help to unemployed people from all walks of life progress from being out of work and into the future they want. We offer free support to help unemployed and out of work individuals as well as graduates develop the ideas, confidence, and skills needed to become self-employed or create a social enterprise. Support is available in the Hampshire and West Surrey. Our free tailored support includes:

  • ‘Is it for Me?’ Sessions to explore what’s involved
  • Workshops and training days covering business planning, marketing, and financial planning
  • One to one business advice and support
  • Networking with other entrepreneurs
  • Mentoring

Success With Partners

Inspiring Enterprise is offered in partnership with Surrey Community Action, Action Hampshire, The University of Winchester and Fredrick’s Foundation and is already achieving great results.

Esi Hardy was so motivated and inspired after an Is it for Me? Session she registered her business the next day! Read Esi’s story here.