A step in the right direction? Thoughts on the apprenticeship levy…


From April 2017, companies with an annual payroll of more than £3mil will have to pay a 0.5% levy which will fund £3bn a year worth of apprenticeships and help the Tory government to keep their post-election promise to create 3 million new apprenticeships. But is yesterday’s announcement from the Chancellor a step in the right direction or will it have little effect on how apprenticeships are used to develop the skills of the nation’s young people?

[…] https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/step-right-direction-thoughts-apprenticeship-levy-simon-bozzoli

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About Paul Champion

Some have called me a leader, and a entrepreneur, they say I have integrity, presence and skills to ensure continuous improvement and success in whatever challenges I face. They also tell me that I am positive, resilient and motivating. I say, I'm just a normaI guy from Gateshead in the North of England, who started as an apprentice engineer. I have been in the right place at the right time and in the wrong place at the wrong time! I have successfully initiated and led complex organizations and situations to completion and success, and I have been in some jobs where success seemed untouchable. Mainly though, I have tried to learn everyday, help people to progress and learn the skills they need to be successful. I have had the privilege of working with some great people locally across the UK and more recently internationally in Asia, Europe and now USA, where I am lucky enough to work for www.3aaa.co.uk where I am head of 3aaa USA. This website is just me having an outlet to talk about all those thoughts, ideas and things I learn that pass through my head every day when I face the challenge of doing business. I will also rant on about how great apprenticeships are, and how you can help change peoples lives through them. After all thats how I got to do the great things that I have done, and also I am still an apprentice everyday! All I ask is that if you find it interesting then leave a comment and share what you read. THANK YOU.

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