On 21 August 2015, apart from asking employers for their views on the introduction of an apprenticeship levy, the government further outlined its pledge to boost apprenticeships.Prime minister David Cameron?said: ?The greatest asset any employer has is their workforce. And by investing in them, they are investing in the success and future of their business.?As a one nation government, we are committed to supporting 3m quality apprenticeships over the next five years ? to help strengthen our economy, deliver the skills that employers need and give millions more hardworking people financial security and a brighter future.? And in order to deliver that target, Cameron announced the establishment of the Apprenticeship Delivery Board.? The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has finally revealed the board’s members, and claimed it would be chaired by apprenticeship advisor Nadhim Zahawi, Conservative MP for Stratford-Upon-Avon, and David Meller, who chairs the Apprenticeship Ambassador Network. Read more on apprenticeships:
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