Empower Your Business: Support for Businesses and Self-Employed

Webinar 8 Mar 2024

Join us at this webinar to find out about the broad range of support available for your business from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)

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Webinar details

The webinar will provide information on the following topics:

  • The support available for someone considering going self-employed and how DWP can help you through the first year of trading
  • How they can support employers with recruitment and SWAPs (sector-based work academies)
  • The support they provide for employing older workers and prison leavers.
  • The redundancy support DWP can provide for individuals and businesses
  • The type of skills support available for individuals.
  • The Access to Work scheme and how funding can be used to help both the self employed and employees to purchase items to help access the work place

If you have any questions please do feel free to enter them when you make your booking and the panel will do their best to address them. There will also be time at the end of the panel discussion to ask additional queries.


  • Ruth Lambert - FSB Development Manager (Host)
  • Karen Taylor - Strategic Employer, Partnership and Provision Leader
  • Danielle Dougherty - Senior Employer Leader
  • Ian Gardener - Senior Partnership and Provision Leader

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