Apprenticeship Levy

ACS&T Logistics is taking on more young people to train as apprentices

Apprenticeship Levy: firms slow to act

By Rick Pendrous

Companies are being slow to take advantage of the new Apprenticeship Levy that came into effect in April, claims Bis Henderson Academy, which offers training programmes for supply chain and logistics professionals.

New Apprenticeship Levy proposals have been called 'poorly designed' by business leaders

Apprenticeship Levy is ‘poorly designed’

By James Ridler

The Apprenticeship Levy is at risk of “turning back the clock” on progress and is “poorly designed” according to business leaders, as the government launched a consultation on the funding of the levy.

Manufacturers with apprenticeship programmes are more productive

Act now to make most of the apprenticeship levy

By Rick Pendrous

Food and drink manufacturers have been advised to start putting strategies in place now to make the most of the government’s apprenticeship levy, which comes into force in April 2017 and essentially transfers the cost of apprenticeships from the taxpayer...

Businesses are likely to cut staff to cover the costs of the Apprenticeship Levy

Staff cuts planned to pay for Apprenticeship Levy

By Matt Atherton

Almost one-in-five businesses are likely to cut employee numbers to meet the costs of the Apprenticeship Levy, finds an industry-wide survey by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) and Pearson UK.

The Apprenticeship Levy could be used to fund SME training needs, said Sue Husband.

Supply chain SMEs could gain from the Apprenticeship Levy

By James Ridler

Plans to allow the Apprenticeship Levy paid by large food and drink manufacturers to fund training of staff working for their small and medium-enterprise (SME) suppliers are under consideration, according to the Skills and Funding Agency (SFA).

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