Virgin Startup Appoints Founder as Mentor

Virgin Startup Appoints Founder as Mentor

Innov8 On Sheppey’s Founder becomes and Virgin Startup Loan Mentor Richard Branson’s non-for-profit Virgin Startup business provides access to personal business loans for 18-30 year olds setting up in business. ┬áVirgin Startup are an official partner of the Governments Startup Loan scheme, and their role is to identify the best business opportunities for the Governments Business Loan fund to support. In order to help ensure the success of the new startups, the...

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New Enterprise Allowance Scheme

New Enterprise Allowance Scheme

Partnership with Sheerness Job Centre Plus Innov8 On Sheppey has been working with the Job Centre Plus, in Sheerness, to identify people with potential business ideas. So far we have held initial consultations with over a dozen people and already have 6 people in the early stages of the New Enterprise Allowance (NEA) application process, with more to follow. For those that qualify (see below) the NEA scheme offers you the chance to work on developing your business idea and...

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Sheerness Job Centre Plus Writes to Under 24 Years Olds

Sheerness Job Centre Plus Writes to Under 24 Years Olds

The team at Sheerness Job Centre Plus are busy getting ready the first batch of the mail outs to the Islands 380 odd under 24’s, who are on Job Seekers. Statistically there are 80 young people on the Island today itching to start their own business and a similar number that with a little help and guidance would also make the leap. Do you know someone who fits the bill? If you do then please point them in the right direction, either via our Facebook page or by...

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ourAim.atPresent = openCreativeCodingCentre

ourAim.atPresent = openCreativeCodingCentre

Off the back of the success we had with our indie dev team before Christmas, we are now working on an exciting course, where people can learn to design, code, test, launch and promote games and other entertaining apps for the wider market, with modules for specialist disciplines in concept design, 2d and 3d digital art, sound effects and digital music. There has been a great deal of excitement following the 3dotJ project, where they broke the top 10 in the Apple...

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ourAim.AtPresent = openCreativeCodingCentre

ourAim.AtPresent = openCreativeCodingCentre

Off the back of the success we had with our indie dev team before Christmas, we are now working on an exciting course, where people can learn to design, code, test, launch and promote games and other entertaining apps for the wider market, with modules for specialist disciplines in concept design, 2d and 3d digital art, sound effects and digital music. There has been a great deal of excitement following the 3dotJ project, where they broke the top 10 in the Apple...

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Innov8 On Sheppey selected to manage Governments New Enterprise Allowance Scheme on Sheppey

Innov8 On Sheppey selected to manage Governments New Enterprise Allowance Scheme on Sheppey

During 2014 we worked closely with the local Job Centre Plus to help identify and prepare candidates for applying to go on the New Enterprise Allowance (NEA) scheme that Avanta ran on behalf of the Government. Avanta, who were pleased to see and increase in candidates from the Island, approached us and asked if we would like to officially manage the contract on Sheppey and so we happily agreed. The contract started in January and so far we’ve had over 20 people...

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