The employment service of the Murmansk region renders public service in assistance of unemployed citizens’ self-employment
In the 1st half of 2016, the number of services recipients of assistance to unemployed citizens in self-employment amounted to 1306.
Within the State program of the Murmansk region "Management of development regional labour market” in order to stimulate the development of small and medium businesses, save, create new jobs and favourable conditions for business activity on the territory of Murmansk region the employment service of the Murmansk region measures on assistance to unemployed citizens in self-employment are being implemented in:
- organization of unemployed citizens training in bases of business activity;
In the 1st half of 2016 152 people were sent to vocational training professions and training programs promoting self-employment: 1C: accounting, 1C: trade and warehouse, manicurist, hairdresser, accountant, cook, salesman, operator of computer graphics, seamstress.
- provision to the unemployed a one-time financial aid in the organization of business activity in the amount of 82 755 roubles.
In January - June 2016 82 unemployed citizens with the assistance of the employment service of the population received one-time financial assistance for starting their own business, of which:
- young people under the age of 30 years – 24 persons;
- invalids and persons with restrictions for health reasons – 1 person
- single parents and large families, women with minor children – 35 people.
In addition, entrepreneurs received one-time financial aid from the employment service, opened 11 additional workplaces for employment of jobless citizens in the 1st half of 2016.
Most of the unemployed received financial support for starting their own business in 2015-2016, chose the following business activities: provision of services for maintenance and repair of vehicles, different types of trading, lesser extent and in the lesser extent – the construction business, providing services in the field of tourism and education.
The Committee on labour and employment of Murmansk region population carries out constantly monitors the business activities of citizens, who received one-time financial aid for starting their own business.
As of 1 June, 2016 among the citizens who received financial support for the organization of self-employment in 2013-2015 82% of entrepreneurs continue to carry out business.