FIRMS have offered more than 21,000 jobs to young people at risk of long-term unemployment under a Government wage incentive
scheme, ministers said.
Small businesses are committed to employing young people where possible and wage incentives
can make a difference.
The big fall in youth unemployment is particularly welcome, but we know this remains a challenge, which is why we have the 1 billion pound Youth Contract offering nearly half a million work experience places, apprenticeships and wage incentives
to help young people get a job.
WORK PROGRAMME - young unemployed people can join the scheme, which gives wage incentives
worth up to pounds 2,275 for a job lasting at least 26 weeks.
But Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said the Youth Contract will offer firms pounds 2,275 wage incentives
to take on up to 160,000 under 25s.
A temporary tax-free regime for new investors, including wage incentives
, should be created.
Also on matters of supply, Elizabeth Webster, Mark Wooden and Gary Marks, in 'Reforming the labour market for Australian teachers', examine the relation between wages and shortages of qualified teachers in specialised teacher labour markets as well as the relation between wage incentives
and the retention of the most able teachers.
Lane County Cares seeks wage incentives
for child care providers - incentives that would encourage them to stay in this important field.
The following question was asked: "What effects are your wage incentives
But nursing is not the only health care profession facing severe employee shortages, and administration has not offered similar wage incentives
to other employees.
The contract includes enough money to pay 160,000 wage incentives
over three years, but Ministers have stressed the policy would be under review to assess take-up.
Speaking about the Youth Contract, minister for employment Mark Hoban urged businesses to take advantage of the 160,000 wage incentives