BCC says the suspension of tariffs is welcome news but more must be done to resolve the long-running dispute
Chambers can help businesses to apply for a grant and provide a wide range of support for the employer and young person to ensure the Kickstart placement is a success.
Review the details below and contact your local Chamber for more information UK Chamber network
The Kickstart Scheme provides funding to employers to create new 6-month job placements for young people who are currently on Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment.
Funding will cover for each job placement:
Take a look at Kickstart Scheme - A guide for employers for further guidance.
Contact your local chamber Gateway organisation to apply for Kickstarter funding now.
If you are applying for 30 or more job placements, you can submit your application online.
If you are applying for less than 30 job placements, you need to apply via a Gateway organisation. Contact your local Chamber Gateway organisation who can advise you on the end-to-end process, submit an application on your behalf and support you and your Kickstarter employee throughout the placement.
New Director-General, Shevaun Haviland, says action is needed to boost UK trade, unlock the blockages in the skills training system and build a greener and more sustainable economy.
BCC says businesses will welcome the Agreement in Principle as a positive step forward but there is a long way to go before a free trade deal is signed.
Claire Walker, Co-Executive Director of the British Chambers of Commerce, said: “Businesses will be disappointed by this setback to the reopening in England. This delay to the removal of restrictions will come as a hammer blow to those firms who must remain closed, and to those who continue to see their ability to trade severely restricted.