Kickstart your Business – the Kickstart Scheme Webinar

Overview

The new Kickstart Scheme is open for applications, with an aim to create hundreds of thousands of new jobs for young people.

30 job placements need to be created to apply directly, but if your organisation is creating fewer placements, this free webinar will explain how the Chamber is working with its partner Lincoln College collecting employer demand to create the minimum of 30 job placements to apply as a Gateway Body on your behalf.

How Kickstart Scheme works

The Kickstart Scheme was set out in the ‘Plans for Jobs’ as part of the Governments response to the challenges posed by COVID-19.

Employers can use the Kickstart Scheme to create 6-month job placements for 16-24 years olds on Universal Credit who are at risk of long-term unemployment.

Employers of all sizes can apply for funding which covers; 100% of the National Minimum Wage for 25 hours per week for a total of 6 months and associated employer National Insurance contributions. There is also £1,500 per job placement available.

Agenda

– Welcome from Simon Beardsley, Chief Executive of Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce

– Presentation of the Kickstart Scheme from Ian Fisher and Graham Metcalfe, Department for Work and Pensions

– Q&A

On 12th November it was announced over 19,000 job placements for unemployed young people have so far been created under the government’s £2 billion Kickstart Scheme – with tens of thousands more expected in the months ahead.

The scheme is just one part of a package of support for young people. The government has invested £1.6 billion in increasing the number of apprenticeships, traineeships and employment support schemes, helping people to build the skills they need to get back into work.

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