What is the Kickstart Scheme?
Employers of all sizes can apply for funding which covers:
- 100% of the National Minimum Wage (or the National Living Wage depending on the age of the participant) for 25 hours per week for a total of 6 months
- Associated employer National Insurance contributions
- Employer minimum automatic enrolment contributions
- Up to £1,500 per job placement for setup costs, support and training
Employers can spread the start date of the job placements up until the end of December 2021.