Redundancy Action Scheme (ReAct) for Employers

Employer Recruitment Support funds employers who recruit individuals made redundant in the past six months. The award offers up to £2,080 paid in four instalments as a contribution towards wage costs.

Employer Training Support is a separate discretionary fund of up to £1,000 that an employer can put towards the cost of the new recruit’s job-related training.

Employers can choose whether to apply for Recruitment Support alone or Recruitment and Training Support. Employer Training Support can only be used in conjunction with Employer Recruitment Support.

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Redundancy Action Scheme (ReAct) for Individuals 

ReAct Funding is available to individuals who have recently been made redundant or are under the threat of redundancy. The Funding has been made available by the Welsh Assembly Government and can cover up to £1,500 of training costs.

Support is available for eligible applicants to increase their skills and remove barriers to learning, or returning to work. In order to ensure that this training provides the best possible chance of finding new employment, all applicants will need to have their training needs assessed by Careers Wales. Careers Wales will also advise on suitable training courses and training venues. Under this part of the scheme, the following financial support is available:

  • 100 per cent of training costs to acquire new skills (up to a maximum of £1,500)
  • Help with the cost of special equipment required for training
  • Reimbursement of travel costs to training courses
  • Overnight accommodation costs, where appropriate
  • A contribution towards the cost of materials required for training
  • Reimbursement of childcare costs (subject to limits and conditions).

Find out more

You can get more information on ReAct from the ReAct Team in Swansea or from your local Careers Wales office or from Learning and Careers Advice on 0800 100 900.

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