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Incentive to Create New Jobs - Apprenticeship news - Grant for £1,500 available to eligible employers
Employers of small businesses are entitled to a new grant of £1,500 for employing their first apprentice aged 16 to 24 from April 2012. The Apprenticeship Grant for Employers – know as AGE 16 to 24 – has been launched by the government as an incentive to small businesses to create new jobs for young people.
The National Apprenticeship Service can provide a grant to assist you in meeting those initial costs of taking on a young person aged 16 to 24 years old.
There are 40,000 Apprenticeship Grants for Employers available up to March 2013.
To find out more visit the National Apprenticeship Service's website by clicking here.