According to the City & Guilds Group, an overwhelming 92 per cent of levy-paying employers want to see greater flexibility in how they can spend their apprenticeship allowance.
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New research shows that large numbers of employees and businesses still know nothing about the Apprenticeship Levy.
Shocking figures reveal extent of confusion, scepticism and unawareness surrounding apprenticeship levy.
Three quarters of businesses expect to increase the number of high-skilled roles over the coming years, but 61 per cent fear that there will be a lack of sufficiently skilled people to fill them, according to the 2017 CBI/Pearson Education and Skills Survey. The survey of 344 companies highlighted that 62 per cent see strong…
What are the pros and cons of being an employer provider and what are the important issues for early talent professionals in this space? Edwina McQueen, Director of Apprentices at City & Guilds discusses.
A third of UK employers who will be eligible to pay the new apprenticeship levy from this April are not aware of its existence according to a survey from leader in skills development, City & Guilds.
Jess Penny is General Manager at Penny Hydraulics, a manufacturing and engineering company who specialisein designing, building, and selling hydraulic lifting solutions for a range of industries. In this article, she takes a closer look at how the new apprenticeship levy introduced by the government will help to address the skills gap in this country.
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.
The Chancellor, George Osborne, has set the apprenticeships levy, to be launched in April 2017, at 0.5 percent of an employer pay bill in his Spending Review. The levy will only be imposed on firms with a pay roll that amounts to more than £3 million a year.
British employers are nervously awaiting details of the Chancellor’s ‘apprenticeship levy’, which will be fleshed out in the Autumn Statement later today.
On Friday (21 August) Prime Minister David Cameron outlined the Government plans to increase the number of quality apprenticeships across England and give businesses a say on how they are run and what they offer. Employers across the country will be asked for their views on the introduction of an apprenticeship levy set to be…
The BBC’s Apprentice has been a yearly fixture in the Corporation’s calendar for a decade. But this year, given the rising number of apprenticeships and the debate swirling around Chancellor George Osborne’s apprenticeship levy, the series has an increased relevance.