What is it?

The Kickstart scheme provides funding for employers to create 6 month placements for young people who are currently on universal credit and at risk of long term unemployment.

As the employer, you will receive funding that covers 100% of the relevant National Minimum wage for 25 hours per week, the associated National Insurance contributions and the minimum automatic pension enrolment contributions. Through the scheme, you’ll be able to access a large pool of young people with potential, ready for an opportunity.

We will initially prioritise young people aged between 16 and 24 who are ready for an opportunity and will be supported by their Jobcentre plus a work coach to enrol them into the scheme.

You will receive:

The Kickstart Scheme helps employers, by providing funding for them to create job placements for 16 to 24 year olds.

The Government will pay:

  • Associated employer NI contributions.
  • 100% of National Minimum Wage for 25 hours for a total of 6 months.
  • Employer minimum automatic enrolment contributions.
  • Plus a grant of £1,500 for setup and training costs.

How can TILG Help?

As the market leaders in providing enterprise education to young people all across the UK, we are thrilled that you are considering using The Inspirational Learning Group as your Kickstart gateway.

The Inspirational Learning Group develop and deliver innovative world-class programmes designed to inspire and motivate young people to be the best that they can be. TILG have now worked with over 300,000 students and are committed to playing its part in providing meaningful engagement with employers. The Kickstart scheme will support young people to build their experience and help them to move into sustained employment after the scheme. As well as acting as the gateway for your company, we can also provide training including employability skills, CV writing, enterprise and entrepreneurial skills.

Our training can be accessed easily via our online platform, #TILGvirtual which allows training to be completed at a time and pace that suits your kickstart employee.

Register your interest here