Kickstart Scheme


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Fintech Talent Solutions can help UK companies access the Government Kickstart scheme grants helping unemployed 16 - 24 years old people back in to work placement opportunities.

Hosting companies get a £1500 grant to host a placement and their wages fully paid.

* Eligibility criteria:

- Companies will need to provide detail on the job type and responsibilities

- Provide evidence the Kickstart role is a newly created role not replacing any current role or contractor

- Provide evidence of how they will support the young person's future employability (cv preparation, interview skills training, career advice)

- Not exceed an application for more than 3 permanent headcount to 1 Kickstart placement ratio

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Kickstart Scheme Benefits:

  • Participating companies are paid a £1500 grant to host a 6 month placement and have their wages fully paid by the government.
  • The wages are paid for a 25 hr working week at national minimum wage to include national insurance and pension contributions.
  • Access to free training and development courses for the Kickstarter.
  • Grants available until 31st December 2021.
  • ANY Company industry can apply.
  • You can apply for more than one placement at a time subject to the Eligibility Criteria*
  • No Cost to the company.
  • Please complete the form below: