The Incentive Payment for Employers who hire an Apprentice runs out in September!

What is the Incentive?

The incentive is part of the Governments Plan for Jobs, launched during the COVID-19 pandemic. The payment is for employers who hire a new apprentice between April 1st and 20th September 2021. The apprentice could be an existing employee who is moving onto an apprenticeship, or a new recruit.

You can also place a kickstart team member onto an apprenticeship once their kickstart scheme has finished.

Apprentices who joined your organisation from 1st April 2021

Employers can apply for a payment of £3,000 for new apprentices of any age who have an employment start date of 1st April 2021 to 30th September 2021.
They must have an apprenticeship start date of 1st April 2021 to 30th September 2021.

How to apply

To receive the payment, you must submit an application for each eligible apprentice using your apprenticeship service account.

You will need to add the apprentices to your apprenticeship service account first.

Applications close on 30th November 2021.

Apprenticeship Programmes We Offer

At The Development Manager, we offer a number of apprenticeship standards to help start and further careers by developing practical employee skills.

We also have a skilled candidate pool of individuals ready to start their apprenticeship journey! Get in touch with our team to find out more about this – 

Keep your Kickstart

Have you hired a member of staff on the Kickstart Scheme?

Why not help them take their next career step and keep them in your company, by progressing them onto an apprenticeship and claiming your apprenticeship incentive, at the same time?

At The Development Manager we offer a number of Apprenticeship programmes running from Level 3, up to Degree!

Want to find out more? Get in touch with our team, on 


Network Engineer

Data Technician

Digital Marketing and Digital and Technology Solutions Professional Degree Apprenticeships

What difference can an apprentice make to your business?


Our apprentices are achieving great things with their employers and each month we like to share these with our Apprentice Of The Month Award.

Our Apprentice of the Month Award for September goes to Lydia Pullar from Creative Field who is currently on her Level 3 Digital Marketer Apprenticeship.

Lydia’s nomination came from her Apprenticeship Coach, Mel who wanted to celebrate her work as:

“She has only been in her placement for a few months but is already working towards direct client work and her impact on the business is already showing!”

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