BPCA considers joining the Kickstart job scheme as an intermediary

BPCA considers joining the Kickstart job scheme as an intermediary – Pest

The British Pest Control Association is looking for members to register their interest in being involved in the Kickstart job scheme.

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BPCA said it is considering becoming an intermediary for the Government’s Kickstart scheme, which provides funding to employers to create new six-month job placements for young people who are currently on Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment.

The scheme is open to 16-24 year olds, where you employ the young person for six months at no cost (with wages, National Insurance and employer minimum automatic enrolment contributions 100% covered by Government).

The BPCA pointed out that these roles have to be new roles, not replacing someone who has had their hours reduced or made redundant.

The BPCA said: “This is a great opportunity for pest management businesses and a chance for young people to gain paid work experience.

“This is a UK-wide scheme and members can engage directly with the Department of Work & Pensions if they wish. But if BPCA get 30+ commitments to look at using the scheme, we would work with interested members to build training and development plans and manage the project on their behalf.”

Published: 29 September 2020

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