Formations Company Entrepreneur Award

Support is available for entrepreneurs in the UK who have a business idea that they would like to make a reality, through business grant funding alongside a range of prizes.

The winning entry will take the grand prize of a £1,000 business grant and have their limited company set up for free; including all the documentation. The winner will also receive a start-up package including professional guidance and mentorship from Barclays to help turn the business idea into a reality. The mentorship package from Barclays includes the following resources to help over the longer term: 

  • SmartBusiness insights - a new tool to help manage and run a business smoothly 
  • Maker Space
  • Barclays Local Insights
  • The opportunity to speak with a Local Business Manager
  • An invitation to a Cyber-Security Workshop, which looks at the impact and scale of cybercrime and how to stay safe with online banking.