Kickstart for employers

2020-10-07T22:19:11+01:00October 7th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, PAYE|Tags: , , |

Under the new Kickstart programme, the Government hopes to create roles for as many as 250,000 young people who are currently receiving Universal Credit (UC). Initially announced in the July Economic statement, the details of the scheme have now been published and the first placements should be available from November. Kickstart allows employers to receive funding for six-month work placements for 16 to 24-year-olds currently receiving UC, who are seen to be among the most vulnerable to unemployment. Applications for funding must be for new jobs - with the funding conditional on the firm proving they are additional jobs. [...]