Introducing Street League

Street League are the UK’s largest Sport for employment charity and are very excited to have recently expanded our Dundee team to now deliver within Angus. We strive to support young people gain and improve their employability skills as well as enhancing their physical and mental well-being.

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Kickstart Scheme Now Live!

The Kickstart Scheme, a ground-breaking initiative to support 16-24 year olds into work has been launched by the Government today.

Any size and type of organisation that employs people can offer young people, claiming Universal Credit, a six-month work placement that will be paid for by government. The Kickstart Scheme will be delivered by the Department for Work and Pensions and will initially be open until December 2021, with the option of being extended.

Kickstart Scheme jobs must be new and of good quality. Government will pay 100% of the age-relevant National Minimum Wage, National Insurance and pension contributions for 25 hours a week.

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Delivering the Youth Guarantee

Giving every young person the chance to succeed.

The Cabinet Secretary for the Economy, Fiona Hyslop MSP, has announced further details on how the Youth Guarantee will give young people the chance to succeed despite the economic impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19).  Today’s announcement has confirmed additional investment for Developing the Young Workforce Regional Groups to support the delivery of the Youth Guarantee including strengthening our offer in the senior phase and ensuring those furthest from the labour market can access the appropriate support.

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