2019/20 Wage Subsidy Programme

Wage Subsidies available for employers to recruit an Inverclyde resident.

Funded by Inverclyde Council, employers can claim for 50% of the actual hourly pay rate, payable to a maximum of £5,000 or 52 weeks, whichever comes first.  Jobs must be for a 52 week period or more, be in addition to the existing workforce and must not replace a redundant post.  Jobs cannot be filled prior to formal authorisation of the wage subsidy.

Full details of the Programme are shown on the attached information sheet. 

Please Note – Retail posts are not eligible for this wage subsidy.

How to Apply

If an employer has an eligible person in mind, the application forms should be completed, with supporting evidence attached and submitted to:-

Lynsey Buchan, Inverclyde Council, Regeneration & Planning, Workforce Development, Municipal Buildings, Clyde Square, Greenock, PA15 1LY.

Tel: 01475 715555



Page last updated: 20 January 2020