Funding is available for young entrepreneurs in the UK who have a good idea and would like to start their own business.

The Kick Start Award is sponsored by Baldwins; one of the largest independent family owned accountancy firms in the Midlands region.

The annual¬†programme has been established to find and develop the ‘Youth Entrepreneurs‚Äô of the future. If you have the talent, drive, ambition and ideas but lack access to the necessary funding and business support needed to start up in enterprise, this award could be for you.

The winner of the award will be given a grant of £10,000 coupled with £10,000 worth of mentoring and accountancy advice. Two runners-up will be presented with £5,000 worth of accountancy advice and mentoring.

The scheme is open to UK-based young people aged between 18 and 25 who either have an idea and a business plan but are yet to start trading, or a newly founded start-up businesses where trading commenced on or after 31 August 2017.

You will need to be quick to apply though as the deadline for applicants is the 31st August.

Find out more here.

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