Building Your Business
For NI Companies JobStart Scheme - funding available to create jobs

16 June 2021


Job Start scheme is a new employer incentive scheme from DfC to help create new 6-month job opportunities for 16 to 24 year olds at risk of long term unemployment.

Each business will receive up to £1,500 funding per job opportunity which must be used for setup costs and to support the young person to develop their occupational and employability skills.

Businesses will also receive:

- 100% of national minimum wage or the National Living Wage depending on the age of the participant) for 25 hours per week for a total of 6 months

- associated National insurance Contributions

- employer minimum automatic enrolment contributions

  • Cavan
  • Louth
  • Meath
  • Monaghon