Earlier this year, Metroline was able to support the UK Government’s Kickstart Scheme, a cornerstone of the Chancellor’s Plan for Jobs. Thirty new paid 6-month job placements were created at our London bus garages to provide opportunities for young people who are most at risk of long-term unemployment brought about by the economic impact of the Coronavirus pandemic.
We received many applications from young people from a range of backgrounds and gave them key roles across the business where they learnt about the company and the industry. Following a successful 6 months, some have chosen to stay at Metroline as full time employees. Hear what some of our successful former Kickstarters who have joined Metroline have to say: