Mercuri KickStart

Enabling Commercial Excellence by Empowering People

5 steps to

Kickstart success

Mercuri's 5 step programme will ensure your new recruits make a measurable impact during their job placement and have a positive experience of your organization.

Define your business need. Explore cultural fit. Understand organizational impact. Agree desired outcomes.

  • Defining your requirements and expectations

Create job description. Agree process. Advertise and outreach to referral network. Support with onboarding.

  • Supoorting you with recruitment

Baseline skills assessment. Map to job role requirements. Discuss personal motivations. Create bespoke development plan.

  • Asessing the skills needed

Weekly touchpoints (analyze, reflect plan and motivate). Monthly 360 degree reviews. Adhoc pastoral support. Skills transfer to client (line managers).

  • Providing support and coaching

Celebrate employee achievements. Mercuri certification. Identify shape of permanent role. Prepare for apprenticeship. Reflection and learning with client.

  • Celebrating success

How to ensure your New Talent Thrive & Excel

The UK Government's Kickstart Scheme provides funding to employers to create job placements for 16 to 24 year olds. This is part of the government’s Plan for Jobs and aims to create hundreds and thousands of new, fully funded jobs across England, Scotland and Wales.
Mercuri's Kickstart programme will ensure you maximize your return.

Getting Involved

Things to consider

Having six months of salary covered is a huge incentive, but it’s also important you’re able to integrate your new employees.

Road test an apprentice

If you are confident that the business has a viable long term position you can use Mercuri's KickStart to check the candidate is a good fit before committing and offering a permanent position.


The KickStart programme allows participants to ‘offboard’ at any time,

Why Mercuri?

How we can help you

Create an environment where your new employees can start contributing positively as quickly as possible.

60 years global experience

Mercuri are world leading sales performance experts who enable commercial excellence by transforming organizations and empowering people to reach their full potential.

A partnership

Partner with Mercuri at zero cost to maximise your return from Kickstart.

Immediate Impact

Mercuri has a passion and demonstrable expertise in transforming people and enabling commercial excellence. We focus on the vital sales skills needed to jump start sales activity and achieve a very quick and measurable improvement in performance.

” We are excited to be working with you in creating our next generation of Sales Executives!”

Talk to us today

Talk to one of our Apprenticeships Consultants on 0330 9000 800 to discuss your requirements and find out more.

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