If you're looking to start your own business, unemployed past and present ICAEW members, ACA students and their families may qualify for our business start-up support and grant.


A new level of freedom. A great sense of achievement. Imagine starting your own successful business.

If you’re unemployed and have a great idea for a new business, you could qualify for our start-up support which includes funding and the support you need to get that idea off the ground.

Up to £2,000 GBP (click here to find your local equivalent value in AUD) can be used to cover the costs of getting started including purchasing IT and office equipment and marketing costs. 

Employment is the number one reason people get in touch with CABA. And becoming self-employed has been a popular option for many who have found themselves out of work. The right support from CABA could turn those dreams into a successful reality.

Remember, all our services are free, impartial and strictly confidential.

And we're not just here for past and present ICAEW members. Husbands, wives, life partners, dependent children and young adults up to 25 can also access our support.

Call us on +44 (0) 1788 556 366, email suhel.bhula@caba.org.uk or chat to an advisor online, 24 hours a day at caba.org.uk/letstalk.