Business the Smart Way

Are you unemployed? Are you an ex-offender?


DSC_1015We can support you with starting your own business, or getting a job or training.


Business the Smart Way is an exciting service provided by Apex to help ex-offenders by progressing them into business start up, employment or training.


What we can offer you:


Careers Advice
We can help you with information, advice and guidance to help you discover the types of careers to suit you by using up to date career profiling tools.


Business Support
We are able to provide you with information on how to start your own business with our business programme.


CV and Application Form Filling
We will help you create an up to date marketable CV which you can use to promote yourself to an employer. We will also help you to understand and complete application forms.


Interview Techniques
This programme will help you to promote yourself at interviews by building on your strengths.


We will help you to identify the difference between spent and unspent convictions, the advantages and disadvantages of disclosing your convictions, and also how to disclose unspent convictions in an interview or letter.


How to get involved
Contact us on 0116 261 6510, or email


“Receiving the support from the Business The Smart Way project and Apex has given me a massive boost in confidence and also the confidence to go it alone. As a result of that I am now earning my own money for me and my family.” – Samantha



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