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Due to essential maintenance, the following systems will be unavailable from 6.00pm on Monday 2 October until 8.00am on Tuesday 3 October: our online council tax, business rates and housing benefit services, and our welfare assistance form. You will also not be able to register to pay council tax online, make a change of address for council tax or cancel single person discount. You are still able to make a payment during this time. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Employability Durham - support for employers

If you are looking to create a new job, have an existing vacancy or could offer some work experience opportunities, then talk to us.

We can offer the following services tailored to your needs:

  • Selection - getting you the right person for the job. We can pre-screen candidates, ensuring they match the skills and experience that you need.
  • Training support - we can source and provide funding toward the cost of any essential training needed by your new recruit to do the job.
  • Funding - we have a wage grant of up to £2,000 for eligible businesses.
  • In work support - we offer on-going support to your business once your new recruit is in work.

Your business does not necessarily have to be based in County Durham but your vacancies will need to be accessible to County Durham residents to qualify for our support.

Contact us to find out how we could help you.

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  • Employability Durham