About  Kickstart

  • The Kickstart Scheme provides employers funding to create job placements for 16- to 24-year-olds on Universal Credit.
  • The support grant is for: onboarding, training and associated costs per person.
  • The scheme supports six months of wages (25 hrs week at minimum wage) per role created.
  • There is no limit to the number of employees you would like to hire; this is a brilliant opportunity for businesses and Kickstarters!



HR Support &  Advisory Package

  • Provide a substantial amount of HR Support services and training.
  • Supporting employers with interview questions, design & marking sheet templates.
  • Providing employers with contracts of employment, starter & leaver processes.
  • Optional – handle job applications & candidate communications on behalf of the employer.
  • Setting up online assessments, including literacy and numeracy testing.
  • Pre-employment checks such as reference request and criminal records check as required.


Application  Process



Please note that we are no longer accepting new applications we advice that you apply directly to kickstart using this link…
Apply online for a Kickstart Scheme grant – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Enquiries  Process

For any enquiries please fill out this form, Enquiries Form.

If you would like to speak to someone directly, our Kickstarter Scheme Administrator is at hand to answer any of your questions.

Kickstart Admin Team

Tel: 0121 726 2861

Email: kickstart@bachesamuels.com