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The Step-Up scheme provides paid work placements for young people aged 18-24, who have been out of work for more than six months and are claiming Job Seekers Allowance or Employment Support Allowance. 

Grants of up to £3,750 are available to employers who are interested in appointing a young person within their business.  The programme will support over 200 work placements between 16-30 hours a week at National Minimum Wage. 

Read more about Step-Up. 

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