Government Incentives for Employers

The government has instituted various programmes to support businesses and employees. Scroll down to learn how these incentives can help your business

Claim up to £4000

If you hire an apprentice up to 31 January 2022 you can receive up to £4,000 as part of the Government’s plan to support employers during the economic recovery

Are we eligible?

  • If you hire a new apprentice aged 16-18 you will receive an incentive payment of £3,000
  • For hiring an apprentice aged 19+ or over you will receive an incentive payment of £3000

How does it work?

You will receive your payment directly into your bank account in two equal instalments and there’s no limit to the number of incentive payments you can receive!

Additional grants

You will receive an additional £1,000 if you hire an apprentice aged 16-18 or an apprentice aged 19-24 who has previously been in care or who has a Local Authority Education, Health and Care plan.


  • Access 95-100% funding for apprenticeship courses
  • Receive unlimited cash grants up to £4,000 per apprentice
  • No recruitment fees when recruiting an apprentice with Apprenticeship Connect
  • Get in touch today to find out more about how we can help you recruit your next apprentice

How we can help

Complete the confidential and secure contact form and one of our team will be in touch to discuss which incentives are available that could benefit your business