Introducing KickStart Eastbourne

Kickstart Eastbourne is a partnership between Eastbourne Chamber of Commerce and Crossland and Dudson Training supporting local SMEs and entrepreneurs to access funding from the Government’s Kickstart Scheme and create jobs for unemployed young people.

Kickstart Eastbourne can help your business to

Create jobs

Jobs must be additional jobs and for a minimum of 25 hours per week over six months

Access funding

Government funding is available to support wage and employment costs for the new job

Get support

We provide expert careers support helping the young person to progress in their career

Your Kickstart journey…


Pledge your support and submit your jobs online

We apply to Government to secure the funding


You interview, select and employ a young person

Pledge a job now

Pledges to date



Working in partnership