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Announcement : Perth & Kinross Council Rural Employment Incentive

The Rural Employment Incentive continues to deliver Perth & Kinross Council’s commitment to target support at unemployed young people, whilst assisting rurally based businesses overcome common recruitment issues.

The incentive provides employers with a financial contribution to the additional costs of recruiting and sustaining a young person in employment. It could be utilised in a number of ways including additional supervisory costs, training, initial travel to work costs or wages.

The aim is to support employers and encourage recruitment of young people aged 16-29 into sustainable employment, including Modern Apprenticeships.

Funding Model

Where an Employer commits to a new job or new Modern Apprenticeship for up to 52 weeks, it will receive £4500.

The payment schedule will involve:

*Additional payment of £500 will be awarded to the employer if participant is paid the Accredited Living Wage (currently £9.00 per hour) upon completion of the 52 weeks.

Eligibility

Eligible employers will be able to access up to three offers of ‘the incentive’ per annum.

Details

See Also

Download:Flyer

Contact Details

Jamie May,
Main Contact

The Hub 31-33 South Street,
Perth, PH2 8PD
thehub@pkc.gov.uk01738 459609HubConnectionsThe Hub PKCwww.pkc.gov.uk/thehub