If you're unsure whether you are ready for work, use the information and links on this page to find help available for you; whether it's writing your CV, completing an application form or preparing for an interview.
Aimed at young entrepreneurs aged 13-30, The Teenage Market provides free access to a stall in
Leeds Kirkgate Market where you can sell your own merchandise for a day.
If you're interested in showcasing your creative talents for a day, visit the
Teenage Market website for dates available in Leeds.
Over 63,000 people are self-employed in Leeds, and it is predicted that there will be a 15% increase in people being self-employed by 2025.
Business owners, Entrepreneurs, Freelance workers and Limited Company and Sole Traders earn an average salary of
£10,000 - £50,000+, depending on business success.
Interested in working for yourself and want to know how to get started and set up your own business? Visit
GOV.UK: Business and self-employment for more information.
• Self-discipline and self-motivation • Being driven and determined to succeed • Knowledge and passion about your product • Good business knowledge • Flexible and adaptable to change • Good organisational skills