Levi Roots
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

Levi Roots: Mentor key to my business success

Jobseekers are being encouraged to consider setting up their own business with help from a government scheme.

The New Enterprise Allowance, launched in 2011, provides mentoring and financial support - and organisers say nearly 1,000 new businesses are being started every month as a result.

The BBC spoke to reggae musician-turned-entrepreneur Levi Roots, who rose to fame on TV show Dragons Den, to find out why he is supporting the scheme.

  • 21 May 2013
Go to next video: How a freezing March affected small firms