Pembrokeshire County Council

If you need help with this process please let us know by contacting us through employability@pembrokeshire.gov.uk and one of our Business Liaison Officers will be in touch to provide support.

Question Title

* 1. Your name:  this is the person registering an interest in the Kickstart scheme.

Question Title

* 2. Person answering enquiries:  this is the person in your company who will deal with queries about your Kickstart scheme application.

Question Title

* 3. Telephone number:  this should be the number for the person dealing with application enquiries.

Question Title

* 4. Email address:  this should be the email address for the person dealing with application enquiries.

Question Title

* 5. Companies House registration number or Charity Commission number:

This needs to be the exact name you have registered with Companies House.  Your company registration number (CRN) is given to you by Companies House when you register. It is a unique combination of 8 numbers, or 2 letters plus 6 numbers. Your Charity Commission number is 7 numbers.

Currently sole traders or partnerships are not able to create Kickstart opportunities however DWP's approach to this may change in the future.  If you are a business in this position please submit your contact details using this form and we will be in touch if/when the situation changes.

Question Title

* 6. Provide your date of incorporation/registration with Companies House/Charity Commission

Please note that currently DWP require an organisation to be incorporated/registered and will complete a financial check to show your organisation is established, reputable and financially solvent.

More guidance on making a successful application is provided by DWP in the link below:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/kickstart-scheme-employer-resources/tips-for-making-a-successful-kickstart-scheme-application


Question Title

* 7. Organisation name:  this needs to be the exact name you have registered with Companies House.

Question Title

* 8. Organisation address:

Question Title

* 9. How many job placements are you planning to create for the Kickstart scheme?

Question Title

* 10. Where will your Kickstart scheme job placements be based?

Question Title

* 11. Do all of your Kickstart Scheme job placements meet the criteria?

The Kickstart scheme job placements must be:

· 6 months
· at least 25 hours per week
· paying at least the National Minimum Wage through PAYE
· paying the statutory employer duties for the health, safety and welfare for young people, National Insurance and pension contributions
· including support for young people to help them get work after they finish their Kickstart scheme job.

Question Title

* 12. Are your job placements just for the Kickstart scheme?

The Kickstart scheme job placements must:
· be funded by the Kickstart Scheme grant and would not exist without this funding
· be paid from the grant money for the 25 hours per week on National Minimum Wage (employers can pay a higher wage and pay for more hours)
· not replace existing or planned jobs
· not cause existing employees or contractors to lose or reduce their employment.

Question Title

* 13.
  • What information do you have to show your job placements are just for the Kickstart scheme?


Provide information that the Kickstart scheme job placements from your organisation are created just for the Kickstart scheme. This includes that they must meet the criteria in Q11.

Supporting information about how the job placements are new jobs

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/apply-for-a-grant-through-the-kickstart-scheme

Question Title

* 14. What sort of roles are you planning to create for the Kickstart scheme?

Provide job titles for each role and bullet point key work activities for each role.  We use this to understand the type of work young people will be asked to do.

Question Title

* 15. Do you have job descriptions in place for your Kickstart job opportunities?

We will need these to be submitted at a later stage of the application process.


Question Title

* 16. Can you provide young people with the opportunity to develop workplace skills?

Young people need support so that they are in a better position to find work in the future.

By creating a Kickstart scheme job placement you are helping young people who are at risk of being unemployed in the long term.

The Kickstart scheme job should help them get basic work skills. This includes:

· attendance
· timekeeping
· teamwork
· communication
· travelling to work

You need to offer some support so they are employable by you or other organisations.

Question Title

* 17. As part of the Gateway offer, Employability Pembrokeshire will provide a package of support that meets the grant conditions for the development of employability skills.

Employability Pembrokeshire provides a range of packages, starting at £475 (exc VAT) with more intensive support packages priced from £600.

The fee for the employability support will be deducted from the Employer start up fee and the employer will receive £1025 towards start up costs. (Note: additional VAT charges may apply)

Question Title

* 18. How will you support the long term development of workplace skills for young people through your Kickstart scheme job placements?

The type of support we expect is anything that will help a young person be in a better position to find work in the future.

By creating Kickstart scheme job placements you are helping young people who are at risk of being unemployed in the long term.

The Kickstart scheme job placements should help them get basic work skills. This includes: attendance, timekeeping, communication, teamwork, travelling to work.

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/apply-for-a-grant-through-the-kickstart-scheme

Question Title

* 19. Do you have any questions or require any more information at this stage?

Question Title

* 20. Accept and send your expression of interest

By submitting this application you confirm you have the authority to represent the organisation stated in ‘Organisation name’.

You confirm that:
  • the information in this application is correct and complete
  • the organisation meets and will continue to meet all Kickstart scheme qualifying criteria
  • the organisation has the legal authority to participate in the Kickstart scheme, is financially solvent and has not been the subject of any judgement for fraud, corruption or illegal activity
  • you understand an application does not in any way signify eligibility for Kickstart scheme funding or confirm that a grant will be approved or provided.
We will be in touch for more information about your application.

Important:
If your organisation gives false or incomplete information to obtain a grant or uses funds for a purpose not outlined in this application, you risk prosecution and any funding provided may be repayable and future payments stopped.

Date
0 of 20 answered
 

T