East Midlands Chamber passes key milestone by helping businesses recruit for 1,000 placements aimed at young people via Kickstart scheme

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Thursday, 12 November 2020

East Midlands Chamber has helped to facilitate more than 1,000 potential placements as part of the Kickstart scheme – helping to create jobs for young people otherwise facing unemployment due to the pandemic.

The chamber of commerce for Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire has signed up almost 340 businesses that want to take advantage of the Government programme, which will cover the cost of a six-month placement for 16 to 24-year-olds who are on Universal Credit or at risk of long-term unemployment.

Employers that want to create at least 30 placements can apply directly to the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) for a grant to cover the

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