Digital print & direct mail specialist Eight Days a Week Print Solutions (EDWPS) are keeping their eye firmly on the future growth of their business by taking on new trainees using the government’s ‘Kickstart’ scheme.
Through their trade body, The Independent Print Industries Association (IPIA), Eight Days are joining the national effort to support young people in employment. They welcome on board two of the 100 trainees placed nationwide with IPIA members.
The Kickstart Scheme helps employers by providing funding for them to create job placements for 16 to 24 year olds. The Government pays 100% of national minimum wages for 25 hours for a total of 6 months along with associated employer NI contributions.
The employer also receives a grant of £1,500 for setup and training costs. The trainees will learn valuable new skills which could lead to permanent positions within the business at the end of their 6 month term.
Eight Days are off to a flying start for 2021. With an increase in production at their Nottingham based site for the first quarter of 2021 they’ve also taken on an additional skilled finishing machine operator.
Their growing list of customers has also resulted in the creation
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