The Kickstart Scheme 


Designed to help young people to move into the UK work force and future proof the next generation of entrepreneurs and business leaders.  


  • Funding by the government will cover each individual job placement for 6 months.

  • 100% of the relevant National Minimum Wage for 25 hours per week

  • 100% of all necessary employer National Insurance and pension contributions. 

  • A grant of £1500 to cover the cost of training and employability support


This is not just about kick starting a young person’s career it is also about adding value to your business with fresh ideas and enthusiasm, and you get all of this at no cost to you, a cost neutral solution to filling those gaps in your business whilst being integral in nurturing the future workforce of the UK.  Who would not want to be a part of that? 


As a Kickstart Gateway partner we want to work with you ensuring the best possible outcome for both your business and the Kickstarter employee. 


As your Gateway partner we take on all the administration at no cost to you.  


This includes:

  • Confirming your Kickstart opportunity fits the eligibility criteria

  • Deal with all the government paperwork

  • Deal with the Jobcentre Plus on your behalf

  • Pass on all wage subsidy and grant funding


At ULS we can also offer a number of support packages including a full wrap around training and employability support all of which can be funded from your £1500 Grant. Contact us for more details of the tailored packages we can offer you.


We have an experienced training and recruitment team ready to take your enquiries.  Call us on the number below or email, for your individual quotation.


Tel: +44(0)1978 869 457


Help employers apply for a Kickstart Scheme grant (Kickstart gateway) - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)






“You don’t build a business; you build people; then people build the business.” 

Zig Zigla

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