Refugee entrepreneurship pilot launched in UK

Government Europa reports on the new pilot programme launched by the CFE, Home Office and National Lottery Community Fund.

A UK programme has launched, aimed at providing entrepreneurship training for refugees through partnerships with local businesses.

The programme, which is jointly funded by the UK Home Office and the National Lottery Community Fund, will operate under the oversight of the UK’s leading entrepreneurship foundation the Centre for Entrepreneurs. Four pilots in Belfast, Bristol, the East of England and Staffordshire will be delivered, working directly with refugees and local businesses to deliver tailored refugee entrepreneurship training in order to support refugees hoping to start their own business.

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