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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