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Levy could make apprenticeship providers ‘target driven’

Mark Boulting, CEO of the Plymouth based Skills Group, has criticised the government’s 0.5% apprenticeship levy that companies whose wage bill is more than £3m will have to pay by 2017. The government wants to create three million apprenticeships by 2020, which Mr Boulting believes could make apprenticeship providers ‘target driven’. Mr Boulting would have […]

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Less than two per cent of UK employers to pay apprenticeship levy

Revealed in today’s spending review announcement by George Osborne, the apprenticeship levy will only affect employers with a wage bill of more than £3 million – less than two per cent of UK employers. The rate for the levy will be set at 0.5 per cent of an employer’s pay bill and will be collected […]

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