£2BILLION employment scheme to get young people into jobs will be launched by ...

£2BILLION employment scheme to get young people into jobs will be launched by the Government today 'Kickstart' aims to create hundreds of thousands of jobs for 'left behind' youths  Employers will be able to offer work placements to those who claim benefits Government will cover 100 per cent of minimum wage, insurance and pension

By Daily Mail Reporter

Published: 00:00 BST, 2 September 2020 | Updated: 00:00 BST, 2 September 2020

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A £2billion youth employment scheme is being launched today. 

Dubbed 'Kickstart', it is aimed at creating hundreds of thousands of jobs for the 'left-behind' under-25s. 

Employers will be able to offer work placements to benefit claimants with the state covering 100 per cent of the resulting minimum wage, national insurance and pension payments. 

Dubbed 'Kickstart', the youth employment scheme is aimed at creating hundreds of thousands of jobs for the 'left-behind' under-25s. Pictured: Rishi Sunak

Dubbed 'Kickstart', the youth employment scheme is aimed at creating hundreds of thousands of jobs for the 'left-behind' under-25s. Pictured: Rishi Sunak

The Government will also give £1,500 grants to help with support and training. Major

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