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Last updated: 15/12/2020

Adult Apprenticeships | The Branding Issue with Adult Apprenticeships

Adult apprenticeships still face a branding issue, says Elizabeth Curran, Owner of Funding Solutions 4 Business. Elizabeth Curran worked on the consultations that went out to employers before the apprenticeship levy was first introduced and has a wealth of experience with apprenticeships, working both with companies seeking apprentices and with the apprentices themselves.

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Last updated: 05/12/2018

Apprenticeships Information for Employers: Everything You Need To Know

The Apprenticeship Levy is used to fund apprenticeship training. It is paid by employers with an annual pay bill of more than £3 million. Employers eligible to pay the Levy can spend their Levy funds on apprenticeship training. The government will also contribute additional funding based on the apprenticeship training standard they have selected. Find out more about apprenticeship funding.
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Last updated: 23/08/2018

Apprenticeships Earning Potential: New Statistics Revealed

A recent study conducted by the Social Mobility Commission found that an academic qualification (such as a typical University degree) isn’t the most important factor when it comes to your earning potential. Choosing a vocational or academic course that is closely related to your current or future field is the best way to ensure higher earnings across the course of your career, says the study.
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Last updated: 26/02/2019

Opportunity Knocks: Apprenticeship Levy Potential

How can training providers turn the challenges of the Apprenticeship Levy into valuable opportunities for the year ahead? Read's outlook on the apprenticeship levy for training providers in 2018.

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Last updated: 10/07/2019

Making the Most of the Apprenticeship Levy

How can L&D teams overcome resistance and challenges in order to truly leverage the levy?

To find out, we spoke to organisations who have been awarded for their apprenticeship strategy and asked them to share best practice in this emerging territory.

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Last updated: 18/06/2018

How Much of the Levy is Being Spent on Apprenticeships?

Fast facts on the impact of the Apprenticeship Levy, including the number of levy-supported apprenticeships and how much of the levy has been spent on apprenticeship training.

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Last updated: 18/06/2018

Apprenticeships: Frameworks vs Standards

By 2020 apprenticeship frameworks will be replaced by employer-led standards to improve the quality of learning apprentices receive. Learn more about the benefits of apprenticeship standards and where to find them...

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Last updated: 18/06/2018

How SMEs can Benefit from Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships aren't just for levy-paying employers, they can be a major benefit to businesses of all sizes. Find out more about how SMEs can make the most of apprenticeships and funding...

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Last updated: 03/12/2019

Using the Apprenticeship Levy to Train Existing Staff

Many employers are looking to utilise the Apprenticeship Levy to train existing staff - but how can this be done correctly? Find the answers!

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Last updated: 18/06/2018

Autumn Budget 2017: What Does it Mean for Apprenticeships?

On Wednesday 22nd November, Chancellor of the Exchequer, Phillip Hammond outlined the Autumn Budget. But what was said about apprenticeships? And what could it mean for levy-payers, aspiring-apprentices, and the skills-gap as a whole? 

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U.K. L&D Report: 2019 - Benchmark Your Workplace Learning Strategy

Are you curious about the L&D strategies of some of the U.K.'s top companies?

Find out what they're up to in's second annual U.K. L&D Report!


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