Youth Contract Scheme starts slowly

Less than 5000 young people were assisted getting work under the governments Youth Contract Scheme between June 2012 and May 2013 according to legitimate figures.  The three year scheme which provides employers with a subsidy of up to £2,275 if they employ a young person aged between 18 and 24 who has been unemployed for six months or more, has a target of helping 53,000 young people into employment each year.  Mike cherry of the Federation of small Businesses (FSB) stated that wage subsidies were the most significant thing the government could offer to motivate companies to take on more employees.

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