Kickstart Scheme

The Kickstart Scheme provides funding to create new jobs for 16 to 24 year olds on Universal Credit who are at risk of long term unemployment.

Employers of all sizes can apply for funding until 17 December 2021 which covers:

Employers can spread the job start dates up until 31 March 2022. You’ll get funding until 30 September 2022 if a young person starts their job on 31 March 2022.

Further funding is available for training and support so that young people on the scheme can get a job in the future.

For further information on the Kickstart Scheme please visit the GOV.UK website.

Source: Business Wales News https://businesswales.gov.wales/news-and-blogs/news

Posted on: Wednesday 13th October 2021