The article sheds light on the issue of receiving subsidies by the unemployed to set up one's own company. The article is based on the empirical research carried out among the unemployed who obtained financial assistance to start their own businesses. Besides, the author presents the beneficiates' opinions concerning the way of using the granted amount of money. The money was granted by means of the contest. Moreover, the piece of writing focuses on the barriers facing by would-be businessmen concerning their prospective enterprise. The author analyses the prospective businessmen's plans regarding the company development or taking on some employees.
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