What is the Kickstart Scheme?
The Kickstart scheme is a fantastic opportunity provided by the government to help young people aged 16 – 24 gain valuable experience by funding the relevant national minimum wage for 25 hours a week*. Aimed at young people who are currently on Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment, the scheme allows businesses of all sizes to create new jobs and grow their businesses using the government support.
*plus employers National Insurance contributions and employer minimum automatic enrolment contributions
To submit your application, you will need:
Your Companies House reference number or Charity Commission number
Your organisation address and contact details
Details of the job placements and their location
Supporting information about how the job placements are new jobs