RED guides to self-employment

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More and more people with learning difficulties are discovering that self-employment and small business ownership can provide fulfilling and sustainable employment opportunities.

Rapid Enterprise Development (RED) has been developed to help more people explore enterprise by offering an innovative approach to the development of self-employment for people with learning difficulties or other disadvantage in the workplace. Co-founded by Keith Bates as part of his work at Mutually Inclusive Partnerships, RED collaborates with a range of disability, employment and enterprise specialists to ensure the best possible entrepreneurial journey.

RED has produced a set of guides to support potential entrepreneurs and these cover the following topics:

  • 1. Your business idea 
  • 2. Getting productive 
  • 3. Money 
  • 4. Customers 
  • 5. Support