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Building confidence,
motivation and
skills for self

Enterprise as a Life is a Leicester City business start up or self employment project funded through the European Regional Development Fund and Leicester City Council.

Our Sponsors

We are proud to be supported by the Leicester City Council, European Regional Development Fund and b-inspired.

Enterprise as a Life has now expanded with new partners into ‘Leicester for Business’ please find us at.



Starting a Business in Leicester

– Enterprise as a Life Can Help

Free advice to get you started in your own business.

Enterprise as a Life can help you start a business from home, start an online business, to become self employed or want to build a larger business with employees.


Click to View Free Workshops in Leicester


Free 6 Day Business Start-up Workshop in Leicester

– Enterprise as a Life Can Help.

This 6 day workshop will help you understand if you want to go into business or work for yourself. You do not need any previous experience, just the idea that you want to work for yourself and control your own future.

  • Helps you create a business plan
  • Step by step guide and training

Plus after completing the course you will be able to get FREE 1 to 1 mentoring support to help you get started.

Available to anyone over 19 and living in the City of Leicester

Click to view course details or call Sam, Barbara or Sarah on 0116 279 5011 to book your place.


Meet the Team

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Sam Larke

As project manager I can use what I know to help other people develop their ideas into reality. What we offer is free hands-on support and a budget for mentors and consultants who already work in your chosen field. It’s a real life, real time service, tailored to suit your needs. We have the expertise and all the useful contacts to help you to be successful!

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Barbara Waling

We can help you make your money go further, which will be important to your new business. We both think there are a lot of people out there with the ideas and skills who just need that helping hand and guidance, we’re here to do that.

Give us a call!

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Sarah Hill

We have built links with three exceptional partners who will deliver elements of our programme. They are professional and experienced, aware of our service users’ needs and are dedicated to success. Enterprise as a Life has been designed to be user friendly and to inspire its users. We all look forward to working with you.

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