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Coronavirus Update – Kickstart Scheme 07/09/2020

The Government has launched the Kickstart Scheme to provide job placements for young people currently on Universal Credit .

The main features of the Scheme include:

-Funding is provided for a 6 month placing at National Minimum Wage, associated National Insurance contributions and auto enrolment pension, together with £1500 per placement for setup, support and training.

-The Scheme will initially prioritise young people aged 16 – 24 years. Applications must be for a minimum of 30 placements.

-Applications for lesser numbers must be made with other employers or organisations. Regional employer contacts can be found in the link below.

For further details of the Scheme and portal for applications   Click here

Regional employer contacts can be found here:    Click here

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