- Ixion's Services:
To compliment the delivery by Ixion Holdings(Contracts) Ltd of the DWP programme called the New Enterprise Allowance, we (Ixion Social Enterprise Ltd.) are seeking to add additional support to job seekers and those wishing to start up in business. Our aim is to help them sustain their employment or recently started up business. Ixion Mentor Volunteers is part of that strategy to help sustain start-ups and motivate the long term unemployed and ex-offenders to get back into work. Other projects involve grants for start-ups and supply of discounted or funded support services.
Other enterprise services across the Ixion group of companies, including that of our parent - Ixion Holdings (Contracts) Ltd have included:
- Start-up mentoring and support, entrepreneurship mentoring
- Support for DWP/Job Centre Plus New Enterprise Allowance contracts in South London, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk & Suffolk
- Project management for local and regional authorities interested in regeneration (Regional Growth Fund)
- A unique, accredited, on-line course in setting up & developing your thoughts before you start your business
- Ixion's own online mentor network called The Mentor Hive (network of on-line support for entrepreneurs)
- The Business Factory: a Tyneside project with North Tyneside Council to support business start-ups
- Support for small business to sustain and grow
- Provision of enterprise courses via VLE (e-learning) and marketed on-line
- Offender rehabilitation and supporting ex-offenders into enterprise through National Offender Govt. programmes
- Unemployment support programmes & Community Work Placement contracts supporting DWP and its Primes.
- Support for troubled families in different parts of the UK
- We are a major player supporting the Govt. Skills Funding Agency with adult learning, apprenticeships & traineeships.
- We also support larger organisations to pull together like-minded people in consortia and help write the bids into Europe for Horizon 2020 research & innovation funding for enterprise.
If you have any questions please contact the Ixion Volunteer Mentors team via:
T: 0844 248 0515