How can you make the apprenticeship levy work for your business?

How can you make the apprenticeship levy work for your business?     The Apprenticeship Levy came into effect on the 6th April 2017, meaning that the way the government funds apprenticeships in England is changing. Some employers will be required to contribute to a new apprenticeship levy, and there will be changes to the… Continue reading

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Could mature workers fill the skills gap, as the new levy funds training for all ages?

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Could mature workers fill the skills gap, as the new levy funds training for all ages?   Engineering and manufacturing companies of any size could fill skills gaps by using the Government’s new apprenticeship levy, which came into force on 6 April. For the first time, employees aged 24 and over will attract 90% funding… Continue reading

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CIPD calls for broader skills levy to prevent rebadging of other training scheme

CIPD calls for broader skills levy to prevent rebadging of other training scheme     The apprenticeship levy has been criticised for lacking focus by the commons education and business select committees, just a week before it is due to come into effect. MPs on the sub-committee for education, skills and the economy described the… Continue reading

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