Central Government Initiative Introduced in 2009 to help address long term youth unemployment. 100,000 people aged 18 – 24 year who had been unemployed for one year or more were guaranteed a job for 6 months. plus 50,000 people of all ages in selected unemployment hotspots
Nationally – report published last month showed that:
•Two years after starting their jobs with the scheme, participants were:
16% less likely to be on benefits than if they had not taken part, and
27% were more likely to be in unsubsidised employment.
Green Future Building Ltd
•100% success rate
•One of the participants left after the subsidized period as he secured employment.
•The other five are still with Green Future Building Ltd
•Three of them are now tutoring and mentoring other GFB trainees from the Youth Offending Team and on Skills for Climate Change training courses.