New package of support for T-levels

On Sunday 19 May 2019, the department announced a new package of support to encourage more employers offer industry placements in readiness for the T Level rollout in September 2020. The package includes: guidance to support employers and providers to offer industry placements, allowing industry placements to be undertaken with up to 2 employers recording placements in hours … Continue reading New package of support for T-levels

All employers in England to have better access to buy high quality apprenticeships

Small and medium sized businesses, who do not pay the apprenticeship levy, will take full control over apprenticeships in their business as they come on board the Education and Skills Funding Agency’s (ESFA) award-winning apprenticeship service. Every apprenticeship employer in England will soon have access to the full benefits of the ESFA’s apprenticeship service, with the first … Continue reading All employers in England to have better access to buy high quality apprenticeships

Transferring apprenticeship levy funds to another employer

From April 2019, ESFA plan to allow levy-paying employers to transfer funds to other employers, through the apprenticeship service. Levy-paying employers will be able to transfer up to 25% of the annual value of funds entering their apprenticeship service account. They will be able to transfer funds to any employer and will have to agree … Continue reading Transferring apprenticeship levy funds to another employer

The national minimum wage rate for apprentices will increase from £3.30 to £3.40 from October 1.

The announcement was made by Sajid Javid, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, in a written statement to parliament this morning, the first day on National Apprenticeship Week 2016. He explained that the Low Pay Commission’s 2016 report made the recommendation for the apprenticeship increase. The government plans to fulfull along with all … Continue reading The national minimum wage rate for apprentices will increase from £3.30 to £3.40 from October 1.

Reach your potential with an apprenticeship at Knightstone Housing

Knightstone Housing are true believers of adding social value to the work that they do, and apprenticeships are just one way that they do this. These roles have given these young people the skills and confidence to step into the world of work, no matter what their background. In this film, apprentices at Knightstone housing … Continue reading Reach your potential with an apprenticeship at Knightstone Housing