|Detail of Measure
|| Estimated No of extra Places
|Work Placement and Experience Programme:
Expanded Youth Employment Support Scheme/work placement programme for jobseekers unemployed for over 6 months.
|Short Term Specific Skills Training:
Extend the Training Support Grant to help people participate in short courses such as HGV, SNA, SAFE pass, and so on, and increase the maximum value of the grant from €500 to €1,000
|Job Search Advice and Assistance:
Enhance Public Employment Service (PES) capacity across INTREO system, including contracted services.
|Enhance Recruitment Subsidies:
Enhance the JobsPlus recruitment subsidy paid to encourage employers to hire people from the Live Register - increase the ‘youth’ age limit from 25 to 30 years of age (with a 6 month duration of unemployment) with a subsidy of €7,500 payable over 2 years.
|Back to Work Enterprise Allowance:
This is a demand led scheme that allows people establishing a self-employed business to continue to receive a jobseeker payment for the initial 2 years of trading. Additional provision to support jobseekers establish self-employment opportunities:
|| Subject to demand
|Back to Education Allowance:
This demand led scheme enables people not already in education to return to education if they are unemployed. Access to the BTEA scheme is being extended to PUP recipients in light of the timing of the 2020/21 academic year
||Subject to demand
|State Employment Schemes:
State employment schemes provide unemployed people with occupational activity working in their communities on schemes
|Enterprise Support Grants:
This extends access to the Enterprise Support Grant, of up to €1,000, usually paid to people setting up new businesses on the Back to work Enterprise Allowance Scheme, to people who are already self-employed but are in receipt of the Pandemic Unemployment Payment
|Total Stimulus Package