National Minimum Wage
Age 18-20 - £6.45
Age 21-25 - £8.20
National Living Wage
Age 25+ - £8.72
The Living Wage - 18+
£10.75 in London
£9.30 across the UK
This is up to you, however we recommend that if the placement is less that 4 weeks that they simply invoice you, for anything longer than 4 weeks you should process via your payroll in the usual way.
Absolutely, they will receive details of the project, the company, the suggested activities and the expected outcomes before they decide to apply to be part of the remote team.
Yes, all students are welcome to use the Workfinder service.
Yes. The immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 does not distinguish between paid and unpaid work, therefore the applicant must satisfy these checks prior to starting work. We recommend you examine the documents proving ‘right to work’ as part of the on-boarding procedure on the first day.
The working hours for this would be decided between you and the student - we recommend it is two weeks full time. We ask that you encourage students to keep to set working hours, take regular breaks and to use a good working environment i.e. using a desk and chair where possible rather than a less supportive sofa to sit at all day, and if possible encouraging students to work in a space where they get natural light.
The project is managed by you and you will ultimately be the person who decides on the number of students, mix of students and the delivery of the project. We recommend the ideal skill set mixture for a project, but the final decision is yours.
Like many businesses, the team at Workfinder are now working remotely and continue to support both businesses and students to make meaningful connections.
We have launched a new programme to enable the flexibility that both candidates and employers need.
We offer remote work experience projects which are designed to be short and intensive two-week activity that will provide value to both sides. Our intelligent algorithm matches the best young people with their placement. We provide practical tips, guidance, and regular check-ins needed to keep the project on track and deliver value.