Job Start Payment5th July 2021
Young people aged between 16-24 years old are being urged to apply for the Job Start Payment if they are starting a new job after a period of unemployment.
Eligible 16-24 year olds, who have been on certain benefits for six months or more, can apply for the one-off payment worth £252.50, or £404 if the applicant has children. The payment will help with the costs of starting a job including travel, new clothes or childcare.
Find out more about the job start payment here.