Can I Apply for a Grant Through the Kickstart Scheme?

Any organisation, regardless of size, can apply for funding through the Kickstart Scheme. The job placements created with Kickstart funding must be new jobs. They must not: replace existing or planned vacanciescause existing employees or contractors to lose or reduce their employment The roles you are applying for must be: a minimum of 25 hours … Continue reading Can I Apply for a Grant Through the Kickstart Scheme?

How Do I Find a Kickstart Gateway to Apply for the Kickstart Scheme?

If you’re creating fewer than 30 job placements, a Kickstart gateway can act on your behalf and apply for a Kickstart Scheme grant for you. They will: gather information from you about the job placements you’d like to offeruse this information to submit an online application on behalf of a group of employerspass on the … Continue reading How Do I Find a Kickstart Gateway to Apply for the Kickstart Scheme?

What Is the Kickstart Scheme?

The Kickstart Scheme provides eligible employers with funding to create new 6-month job placements for young people who are currently on Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment. The job placements should support the participants to develop the skills and experience they need to find work after completing the scheme. This is part of … Continue reading What Is the Kickstart Scheme?

How Do I Apply for Grant for the Kickstart Scheme?

If you’re creating fewer than 30 job placements, you will need to find a Kickstart gateway to apply for a Kickstart Scheme grant on your behalf. You can find out more about Kickstart Gateway here. If you are applying for 30 or more job placements, you can apply directly using the steps below. You will … Continue reading How Do I Apply for Grant for the Kickstart Scheme?

Businesses Must Plan Now and Not Rely on Government Schemes in Wake of Chancellor’s Statement

Cwmbran-based Green & Co Accountants and Tax Advisors, is advising cautious optimism following Rishi Sunak announcing a raft of incentives to shake the economy back into life following the effects of Covid-19. But, they warn, business owners must plan meticulously when it comes to the financial viability of their operations in the future. With the … Continue reading Businesses Must Plan Now and Not Rely on Government Schemes in Wake of Chancellor’s Statement

New Support Announced by the Chancellor in His Summer Statement

On Wednesday 8 July 2020, the Government held an emergency mini budget to minimise the pain as the economy faces the challenges of the past few of months. The main priority on the agenda was unemployment rates, with the Chancellor announcing that he wants to ‘protect, support and create jobs.’ What’s changing? Furlough Scheme With … Continue reading New Support Announced by the Chancellor in His Summer Statement