Ask 4 Create opportunities for young people

Learn about different ways you can support Ask 4 and create opportunities for young people.

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Supporting national job creation programmes

There are a number of UK and Scotland-wide programmes designed to support employers from all sectors to create more jobs for young people. These often include financial support for employers for a fixed period to help with salary, onboarding or training costs and some include pre-employment and in-work support.

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Supporting local job programmes

Local authorities and other partners may have more localised programmes aimed specifically at young people in a certain region.


Employers often receive financial support for a fixed period to help with salary, onboarding and training costs. Some also benefit from pre-employment and in-work support. 

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Developing community benefit and procurement commitments

Public sector contracts and funding often come with requirements to support people in work. This often provides an opportunity for young people to enter the world of work. 

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