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Business help and support during Coronavirus

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6. Kickstart Scheme

You can use the Kickstart Scheme 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, plus associated employer National Insurance contributions and employer minimum automatic enrolment contributions. 

If you’re creating more than 30 job placements

If your organisation is creating more than 30 job placements as part of the Kickstart Scheme, you can submit your application directly.

Start your application

If you’re creating fewer than 30 job placements

If your organisation is creating fewer than 30 job placements, you cannot apply directly.

You must partner with other organisations in order to create a minimum of 30 job placements before applying.

Teignbridge businesses can register their interest with us via email.

We have already submitted an application to DWP. If we receive enough enquiries from businesses, we can help bring together another joint application made up of those businesses.