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Tameside Employment Fund (TEF) Business Grant

 

The Tameside Business Grant is a £1500 grant available to Tameside businesses (subject to the terms and conditions) with the aim of:
  • Supporting the recruitment of individuals aged 16-24 into employment through an apprenticeship programme that they would not otherwise be in a position to offer.
  • Providing an incentive for an employer to help support the local jobs market and local economy
 
Each business can apply for a maximum of 2 grants between 28th May 2019 to 31st March 2021 and receive a maximum of £3000 in business grant funds.
 
Please contact Employment & Skills to discuss which fund your business is eligible for before completing and submitting an application form.
 
To be eligible for the scheme, you must meet the following criteria:
 
  • Create an apprenticeship as an accredited scheme which may support reduction of unemployment and NEETs (Not in Employment, Education or Training).
  • The apprentice must be a new recruit adding to the head count of the business GM SME will only be granted where at least one new apprenticeship opportunity has been created
  • The apprentice will be a Tameside resident
  • The business is located in Tameside
  • The apprentice will be aged 16-24
  • The employer is a non-levy paying organisation with less than 250 employees, in the United Kingdom, as recorded by the Employer Data Service (EDS).
  • The employer will pay the apprentice a minimum of the apprenticeship salary in accordance with government pay conditions.
  • The apprentice must be enrolled on an apprenticeship framework/standard through a training provider recognised by the Education and Skills Funding Agency.
  • To commit to employ your apprentice(s) for a minimum of 12 months on the apprenticeship programme or the time it takes them to complete their apprenticeship.  
 
 
 
For further information on the eligibility criteria, please refer to our Terms and Conditions:
 
Tameside Business Grant Terms and Conditions
 
Please see the attached flowchart which describes the application process:
 
To enquire further, please contact the Employment and Skills team at:
 
Email: employmentandskills@tameside.gov.uk
 
Phone: 0161 342 3111
 
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