NAO set to publish latest findings on apprenticeships next month, coinciding with the new school year and the reopening of Parliament read more ..
A “huge opportunity” for education and training providers has been created by a growing employer-led demand for apprenticeships read more ..
Small business body calls for funds raised by Levy to support vocational academies in Scotland read more ..
CITB urges contractors to voice concerns over levy and lobby ministers
Call made for businesses “passionate about skills and apprenticeships” to nominate representatives to join the new Hospitality and Retail Apprenticeship Boards
Levy will affect all companies with a payroll of £3m and above and will be charged at a rate of 0.5% of their wages bill
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Some 60% of employers say they'd be happy to pay a starting salary of between £14,000 and £18,000 a year to former apprentices
98% of young people express unhappiness with advice given by their schools and colleges on how to land their first job
Charity says young people from low income backgrounds less likely than wealthier counterparts to become an apprentice
A-level results day has brought more calls for young people to consider apprenticeships as an alternative to the more academic route
Another voice added to industry calls for young people to fully consider 'earn as you learn' route rather than Higher Education
New report from Barclays and CEBR suggests that taking the non-debt 'earn as you learn' route may pay dividends for apprentices
FSB set to host twitter discussion on the role of small businesses in driving apprenticeship uptake
Latest law firm to set up apprenticeship scheme is Freshfields, which is to launch a paralegal apprenticeship from its Manchester office
Another landmark report issued focusing on the perceived structural flaws in the current English apprenticeship system.
Social justice think tank highlights need to reform apprenticeships with half of training providers rated poor by Ofsted
As English plans for Levy funding structure come into focus, UK regions continue to debate how the scheme should work