TÚS Work Placements

Tús Information Notice 01/2015

For the attention of all Tús Initiative Implementing Bodies

Information Notice on the ESF Youth Employment Initiative for under 25s commencing on the Tús initiative from 1st May 2015.

Purpose

This information notice is being issued to inform Tús Implementing Bodies on your role and requirements in terms of financial management and controls for the ESF/YEI from 1st May 2015 for eligible funding for under 25s commencing on the Tús initiative.  It is a follow up to Tús information notice 8/2014.

Action required by Tús Implementing Bodies:

In summary, payments to under 25s clients commencing on Tús from 1st May 2015 will now be eligible expenditure to be submitted to the European Commission through the Department of Education and Skills (DES) as the designated Management Authority  as part of the 2014-2020 ESF Operational Programme (OP).  Implementing bodies are asked to collect and retain documentation for these Tus clients ,  ensure ESF/YEI publicity/communications guidelines are followed and immediate action points are set out in this information notice. Also attached are the relevant Tús forms updated with the publicity logos.  JPEG versions of the ESF and EU SIFP logos in English and Irish are also attached.  There are a total of 9 attachments to this email.

Co-ordination of this ESF/YEI Tús claim:

The Department of Social Protection has an EU Funding Compliance Unit based in Goldsmith House, Pearse Street, Dublin 2,  Tel : ( 01) 7043000 which will co-ordinate this ESF and YEI funded intervention.

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