As an Employer are you aware of the incentives there are to help you recruit young job seekers? No? Well it seems you arent alone.
More than three quarters of bosses (78%) say they are either unaware or won’t be making use of the government’s Youth Contract scheme, according to the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC).
The programme, which offers a £2,275 incentive to companies that hire a young person was unknown to 31% of employers polled with an additional 36% saying that they knew of the scheme but didn’t intend to act on it.
A further 11% of respondents were unsure whether they’d heard about the incentive scheme or would make use of it. Only 22% of bosses said they intended to take on a young worker and benefit from the funding on offer…..