City A.M: Entre-perp-neurs? Turning prisoners into entrepreneurs could save the UK economy a billion pounds


Our latest research, From inmates to entrepreneurs, is featured in City A.M.

Training prisoners to become entrepreneurs could save the nation more than a billion pounds and reduce the likelihood of reoffending, a new report claims.

Introducing entrepreneur training for offenders and providing funding for schemes could save £1.4bn from the government’s annual £4.5bn reoffending bill.

Entrepreneurship could be the answer to the significant barriers former inmates face when returning to work and could even be well suited to it, the Centre for Entrepreneurs (CFE) calculates.

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