Apply now for the LEAP Entrepreneurial Leadership Programme

Businesses from Lewes, Seaford, Newhaven, Peacehaven and the surrounding areas are being encouraged to take part in Edeal’s new LEAP Entrepreneurial Leadership Programme for business support and their chance to win £1,000.

Based on the successful LEAP Entrepreneurial Programme that has been running since 2013, this free, comprehensive programme provides:

  • An online workshop covering the six steps to successful leadership
  • Modules on creating an action plan
  • 1-2-1 expert mentoring
  • Presentation coaching
  • A chance of winning a cash prize of £1,000.


The training programme starts in June 2020. After the online workshop, 15 businesses will be shortlisted to complete programme of which 5 will present their action plans to a judging panel. The business with the best implementable changes will receive the £1,000 grant to put towards their business.

All candidates, despite what stage they reach in the programme will have free access to Edeal’s business experts and social media training.

This programme is funded by Lewes District Council and the EU under the Chichester University’s Hot House initiative.

Registration is now open. Interested applicants who run a business in the Lewes District can register via the LEAP website yourleap.co.uk or call 01323 641144 to find out more.