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Check if you can apply for a grant as a representative of a group of employers through the Kickstart Scheme

If you are considering becoming a representative for a group of employers, check what information you need to provide to apply for a grant through the Kickstart Scheme.

Kickstart Scheme opens for employer applications

The Kickstart Scheme will create hundreds of thousands of new jobs for young people.

Supporting veterans' transition to civilian life through employment

@HMRCgovuk welcome views on the National Insurance contribution holiday for veterans announced at Spring Budget 2020. This relief will be available to employers of veterans from April 2021.

UK Government supports nearly 900,000 jobs across Scotland

Figures show, until the end of June, nearly 900,000 jobs across Scotland have been supported by the UK Government’s unprecedented package of coronavirus support.

The need for a human centred future of work even more valid now

The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions @ThereseCoffey participated in the International Labour Organisation (@ILO) Virtual Global Summit on COVID-19 and the World of Work:


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