Applications for the increased incentive payment for hiring a new apprentice are now open:
- Employers with apprentices who have an employment start date between 1 April 2021 and 30 September 2021 and who also have a practical period (training) start date between 1 April 2021 and 30 November 2021 may be eligible for an incentive payment
- Employers will receive £3,000 for new apprentices of any age
- Employers must apply for these apprentices by the end of 30 November 2021
In addition to existing apprentices, any new hires employers make between now and 30 September 2021 may also be eligible for an incentive payment.