Last month, the Government published its draft legislation on the introduction of the apprenticeship levy. The draft confirmed that from April 2017, employers with a wage bill of more than £3m will have to pay a 0.5% levy to fund apprenticeships.
Charles, a graduate from Oxford University, is founder and managing director of WCN Plc and has worked with many large- and small-sized organisations across a wide variety of industry sectors on e-Recruitment. Some of the organisations he has worked with, among many others, are Marks & Spencer, Barclays, IBM, PWC, HM Revenues & Customs and The Home Office. Charles established WCN in 1995 funding it from his previous business, Analysis & Supplies, until the floatation of WCN on the stock market in 2000. Prior to this Charles worked for 5 years in Europe, Asia and the US as a management consultant with Booz Allen & Hamilton supporting leading global organisations in developing their business strategies. Charles also regularly speaks at seminars and conferences about best practice in e-Recruitment. As CEO, Charles is responsible for the day-to-day running of WCN. He is also part of the remuneration sub-committee.