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Payments for employers who hire new apprentices

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Building on the action taken in the face of the immediate threat posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the government is now proceeding with the second phase of its response with a targeted Plan for Jobs.

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The government will introduce a new payment of £2,000 to employers in England for each new apprentice they hire aged under 25, and a £1,500 payment for each new apprentice they hire aged 25 and over, from 1st August 2020 to 31st January 2021. These payments will be in addition to the existing £1,000 payment the government already provides for new 16-18 year-old apprentices, and those aged under 25 with an Education, Health and Care Plan – where that applies.

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SCIL@somerset.gov.uk or 0300 123 1967

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https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/a-plan-for-jobs-documents/a-plan-for-jobs-2020#policy-decisions
Created at 13/07/2020 14:33 by Jemma.Gillard
Last modified at 21/07/2020 08:43 by Jemma.Gillard