HIRE ON THE KICKSTART SCHEME

Help young people getting back into work by hiring on the government’s Kickstart Scheme through Tempo. Submit your details to hear more.



HOW DOES THE GOVERNMENT’S KICKSTART SCHEME WORK?

NEW ROLES:

The role you are hiring for has to be new and not a replacement for a current role.

ELIGIBLE CANDIDATES:

The people you hire must be 16-24 years old and on Universal Credit to be eligible for the Kickstart scheme.

FULLY FUNDED:

The government covers 100% of the relevant National Minimum Wage costs for 25 hours a week.

PLACEMENT TERMS:

The role should be a 6-month placement starting any time after the role has been approved.

CLAIMING BACK:

Don’t worry – by hiring a Kickstart Candidate through Tempo, we’ll sort out all the practical work with DWP.

FLAT £300 FEE:

We are offering this service for a flat £300 recruitment fee per hire, taken directly from your £1,500 grant.

HIRING WITH TEMPO

1. Post your role in minutes, specifying Kickstart job

2. Review a shortlist of suitable, eligible candidates instantly

3. Manage the process easily and efficiently, all in one place

4. Access in-placement support through our partner Hundo

Once we have all the necessary details from you, we will submit the application to the DWP. The guidelines state that we should hear back on a decision within 28 days, although sometimes this may take a bit longer. We will keep you posted on progress along the way.

WOMEN IN TECH FORUM HIRES ON THE KICKSTART SCHEME

Since the pandemic hit in March 2020, millions of young people were furloughed and 1 in 5 since lost their jobs, making them at risk of long term unemployment. One of the companies that have hired on the Kickstart Scheme via Tempo is Women in Tech forum, a community of women and men who are looking to accelerate and grow their career in tech. Read their story.

 

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SUPPORTING GETTING YOUNG PEOPLE INTO WORK

 

Tempo is acting as an intermediary to make the scheme quick and easy for smaller companies to access – and to get as many young people back into work as possible. We have partnered with Hundo, an early-talent network enabling UK employers to engage with and employ candidates from under-represented groups across the UK, who will be on hand for in-placement support for candidates.