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Incentive payments for hiring a new apprentice

8th September 2020 – Incentive payments for hiring a new apprentice.  GOV.UK are introducing payments to support organisations that take on new apprentices between 1 August 2020 and 31 January 2021.

Businesses can apply for the payment from 1 September 2020, after they add new apprentices to your apprenticeship service account.

The payment is in addition to the existing £1,000 businesses already get for taking on an apprentice who is:

– aged 16 to 18 years old
– under 25 and has an education, health and care plan or has been in the care of their local authority

Find out more at: GOV.UK