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Kickstart Directory

Making it easy for SMEs to apply for the Kickstart Scheme

The UK government’s
allows employers to create new 6-month job placements for young people who are currently on Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment.
Funding is available for 100% of the relevant National Minimum Wage for 25 hours a week
There is also £1,500 per job placement available for setup costs, support and training

However, the scheme requires employers who are hiring less than 30 placements to form a consortium to apply.

This platform tries to make the process easier by:

Listing available consortiums, so SMEs can join directly:

Matchmaking between SMEs who can’t find a suitable consortium:

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