Business Victoria has just launched their new Employee Start Up for Business employment program with a handy offer to small to medium businesses (SME’s)
Its designed to provide financial assistance to businesses that are struggling to fillvacancies, which hire and support young unemployed Victorians aged between 15 and 25 years of age.
Eligible SMEs can apply for a grant of up to $4,000 which is claimed in 2 parts:
- $1,000 on employment of a young person (min 30 hrs /week)
- A further $3,000 aftre 16 weeks of continuous employment where the employer has organised and paid for accredited training for the employee
More information is available online at their employ-youth page.