The government’s apprenticeship levy will come into force in April 2017. This means in just four months, companies with a payroll of £3m or more will be paying 0.5% of that cost into a pot, which UK businesses will be able to draw from for staff training. The tax was announced in the 2015 Summer Budget, but the RHA has speculated that affected businesses are underprepared for the extra cost or, in some cases, unaware of the tax altogether. The […]
CM Downton has publicised a slew of contract wins and renewals gained during the past few months, including a deal to work with Blackford, Perthshire-based bottled water company Highland Spring.
Paper manufacturer Saica has extended CM Downton’s contract for another year without reverting to a tender or benchmarking process.