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How employers are benefitting from the Kickstart Scheme

Kickstart offers six-month work placements, in new jobs, for 16 to 24 year olds who are currently out of work claiming Universal Credit and are at risk of long-term unemployment.

All of their time is spent in the workplace with in-work training to help develop transferable skills, aimed at increasing their chances of sustained employment.

The Education & Skills Funding Agency has compiled several case studies from businesses making the most of the government incentives, including:

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