Kickstart Scheme

Kickstart Scheme

We are pleased to announce that Steps To Work will be acting as an intermediary for local employers for the DWP Kickstart Scheme. The Kickstart Scheme is a £2 billion fund to create hundreds of thousands of high quality 6 month work placements for young people aged 16...

Deaf Awareness Training Enjoyed by BCF Partners

Black Country Futures (BCF) expert delivery partner, Zebra Access, have recently provided free bite-sized deaf awareness training to their fellow partner organisations. Delivered across 3 separate sessions via remote technology, this training was carried out as part...

Government Announce Kickstart Jobs Scheme

In an effort to stem youth unemployment in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, Chancellor Rishi Sunak yesterday announced a £2bn ‘kickstart job scheme’ as part of his summer statement of budget commitments. Open for employer applications from August, this Government...

Steps To Work Staff Support Black Country Food Bank

Amidst the backdrop of instability brought about in recent months by the COVID-19 pandemic, staff at Steps To Work have been offering a valuable lifeline to those who are amongst the most vulnerable members of the local community, including individuals with...