Join the Kickstart Scheme with East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce as your Kickstart representative.
To apply for the kickstart scheme directly with the Government you will need to have a minimum of 30 placements, however for businesses requiring less than 30 placements East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce can help combine your placement requirements with other businesses from our region, meaning we can apply more frequently.
To apply to be a part of the scheme with East Lancashire Chamber as your Kickstart Gateway, simply fill out the form below. Our team will check your application and be in touch if we feel it can be improved.
Chances of a successful application are improved if your business has a registered Companies House number, good credit rating, has been established for more than 2 years, has regularly and recently filed accounts and no recent CCJs.
Employers should be ready and willing to invest their time and the £1,500 support grant into the development of the young person. The Chamber will support and guide how this is spent on training, travel to work, clothing etc and will be offering employability workshops for the candidate to attend and benefit from is topics such as; cv writing, interview and personal skills, customer service (including answering the phone, greeting visitors), H&S at work, confidence, managing your money, Microsoft Office beginners.
If you have any specific queries regarding the Kickstart Scheme then please call 01254 356442.