Kickstart Scheme Open for All Employers to Apply Directly

The Government’s Kickstart scheme allows employers to create job placements for young people by providing funding to cover the costs for six months. Launched in September 2020, employers offering less than 30 placements had to apply through a Kickstart Gateway organisation but from today any employer can now apply directly regardless of their number of placements.

If you would still like support with your Kickstart application, the Council is a Gateway intermediary and we can offer help. Read more