SSI Task Force - Funding Available
The SSI Task Force has secured £80 million from Government in response to the SSI Steelworks closure in Redcar.
£30 million has been ring-fenced to support workers' redundancy payments, alongside a number of new funds designed to support companies and individuals affected by the closure plus a grant scheme available for other Tees Valley companies who can demonstrate local growth and expansion opportunities.
Support for individuals includes:
SSI Task Force Apprenticeship Fund
SSI Task Force Flexible Skills Support Fund
SSI Task Force - Funding for FE College Courses
SSI Task Force Business Advice - Start Up Fund
SSI Task Force Safety Net Fund
Support for companies includes:
SSI Task Force Jobs & Skills Fund
Supply Chain & Growth Company Support Fund
Further information on the support available to individuals and businesses can be found on the tees valley website along with guidance notes and application forms.