Almost two years after the implementation of the Apprenticeship Levy, apprenticeship start figures have continued to fall – research from City & Guilds has found.
The levy was designed to increase investment in apprenticeship training and assessment. According to guidelines from the Department for Education (DfE), an employer paying £10,000 a month into their levy account would receive that £10,000 back to spend on apprenticeships, plus a ten per cent contribution from the Government.
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