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EERI Funding

Edinburgh's Employer Recruitment Incentive (EERI) has secured a limited amount of funding through the Scottish Governments No One Left Behind(this will open in a new window) 2020/2021 funding stream and are offering this to employers under the work of The Edinburgh Guarantee.

The fund aims to support unemployed people with the greatest barriers to employment to find meaningful jobs, including Modern Apprenticeships (MAs). This funding replaced the Scottish Employer Recruitment Incentive (SERI) and is now known as No One Left Behind 2020/2021 - Edinburgh Employer Recruitment Incentive (EERI 2).

The fund offers an employer a tiered grant amount of up to £6,000 over a period of 52 weeks to private employers and third sector organisations.  This is based on the hourly rate of pay and contracted hours for each employee.

The fund is now open for job starts until March 2021.  Applications will be accepted until 28 February 2021 or until the fund is spent, and all employees must be in post by 29 February 2021.

Click here for more information and how to apply.(this will open in a new window)

Closing date

28th February 2021

Ongoing funding


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