Pilot projects to help refugees to set up businesses

ITV reports on the refugee entrepreneurship pilot programme being overseen by the Centre for Entrepreneurs.

Refugees are being offered help to set up businesses in a series of pilot projects.

In the Midlands, Staffordshire and Peterborough are running a series of schemes which will help refugees set up companies.

The pilot projects will run nationally – other initiatives will be based in Bristol, Belfast, Norwich and Ipswich.

They are part of a one-year programme paid for by the National Lottery Community Fund and the Home Office, overseen by the Centre for Entrepreneurs.

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