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Posted : 03 Sep 2020 at 11:48:29
Category: Important Announcement

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The Kickstart Scheme provides funding to employers to create job placements for 16 to 24 year olds.

The government has introduced a new Kickstart Scheme in Great Britain, a £2 billion fund to create hundreds of thousands of high quality 6-month work placements aimed at those aged 16 to 24 who are on Universal Credit and are deemed to be at risk of long term unemployment.

Funding available for each job will cover 100% of the relevant National Minimum Wage for 25 hours a week, plus the associated employer National Insurance contributions and employer minimum automatic enrolment contributions.

Guidance about the Kickstart Scheme for employers

Kickstart Scheme promotional material

  1. Kickstart Scheme opens for employer applications
  2. Kickstart Scheme: promotional materials

For more information please visit the Government website at;

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/kickstart-scheme

 

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