RIFT Social Enterprise

RIFT Social Enterprise


Our remote self-employment service provides a holistic self-employment service to anyone wishing to become self-employed, which is a sector often overlooked by funders but one which is now becoming under the lens due to the significant reduction in PAYE opportunities doe to COVID-19. Our unique, tailored service includes the following: - An initial 45 minute phone call with a RIFT Business Start-Up Specialist who will discuss the customer's self-employment plans in detail and who will provide expert advice and guidance on what steps they should start thinking about in preparation for commencing their business - A self-employment workbook for the customer to complete focusing on topics such as: business insurance, funding, competitor research, pricing, and marketing. Once this workbook is completed and posted to us, we provide constructive and comprehensive feedback on what they have written and encourage ongoing communication until release. They will also receive an Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurs (IOEE) certificate for having completed the workbook. - They will then receive unlimited support from a RIFT Business Start-Up Specialist/Accountant during their first year of trading and we will provide regular feedback to the funder regarding what progress they are making. Support includes: • Developing idea • Marketing and competitor analysis • Business development and research support • HMRC registration • Membership to the IOEE online campus for 12 months on completion of workbook • Designing and build website • Free business cards • Free mobile phone and sim card • Access to insurance broker who specialises in working with ‘hard to insure’ people Access to a dedicated start-up loan company • 1st Year self-assessment return completed for them

Product or Service

Education and skills development , Mentoring

Social and Environmental Missions

Employment opportunities

Regions of Operation

United Kingdom (countrywide)

Head Office Address

200 Eureka Park, Upper Pemberton, Ashford, Kent, TN25 4AZ, United Kingdom, South East England