Real Business columnist Charlie Mullins discusses some shocking figures around the apprenticeship levy.
Saying you’re supporting apprenticeships is no longer enough. Here’s how to actually make a difference (and boost your business performance in the process), according to Civica’s Hamish Munro.
When it comes to learning, there’s a nice little pearl of wisdom I often use when talking about apprentices. It goes: “Tell someone three times and they might remember, show them once and they won’t forget”.
While full employment may seem a laudable goal, in nearly achieving it the UK has added to the pressure on SME’s to find the right staff, with the right attitude, and the right skill set.
Some businesses, including coffee chains and high street retailers, are using the Apprenticeship Levy in ways which it wasn’t designed for.
Where ministers want to give the Apprenticeship Levy time to find its feet, Charlie Mullins is calling for complete change in a system that’s inefficient and unworkable.
Up and down the country last week, businesses of all shapes and sizes celebrated the importance of National Apprenticeship Week 2018
Last week thousands of students were on tenterhooks waiting for the results that would define their last two years of studying A-Levels. But while universities are vocal, what role are businesses playing in this process?
Whenever anyone asks me about my past, I praise my apprenticeship as my vehicle to success. It’s no surprise then that I couldn’t be happier that the Apprenticeship Levy has been launched.
It doesn’t take a genius to know that what works for some may not work for others, but the government’s intentions are right with the Apprenticeship Levy.
With 2017 set to be a busy year in terms of employment law – key changes include the introduction of mandatory gender pay gap reporting, the apprenticeship levy and the potential triggering of Brexit – we discuss some of the changes.
As a passionate supporter of training up our next generation of workers, Charlie Mullins believes the Apprenticeship Levy is a key cog in the future system.