08 July 2020


Chancellor to announce lb2bn job scheme for young people (3)
Employers will be able to offer six-month work placements, with the government covering the national minimum wage for 25 hours a week Julia Belgutay 07th July 2020 23:04 The chancellor is set to announce a lb2 billion "kickstart scheme" to create work placements for young people. The scheme will subsidise placements for 16-24 year-olds on Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment, leading to "hundreds of
Government to subsidise the wages of under-25s to find work for 350,000 jobless Brits (2)
Matt DathanTracey Boles7 Jul 2020, 22:03Updated: 7 Jul 2020, 22:49 THE Government will subsidise the wages of young people hired by firms under a major new scheme aimed at finding work for 350,000 jobless Brits. Under the lb2billion Kickstart Scheme, the Government will pay towards six months of wage costs of each 16 to 24-year-old hired by employers. Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates
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