James Caan: 'We want to help small businesses for local communities'

The chairman of the Start-up Loans Company, former Dragons Den star James Caan has told ITV News that the loans are aimed at, "small businesses for local communities."

He added; "what my primary focus here is to get people up and running so they can start their own businesses so they're not depending on getting jobs."

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Help for young entrepreneurs

Thousands more young people could benefit from government loans which aim to turn their business ideas into reality. The 'Start-Up loans scheme' is being boosted by £30 million to £110 million over three years.