It has been 10 months since the government started taxing businesses with the apprenticeship levy. At the moment, only businesses with payrolls of more than £3m have access to the funding pot they are contributing to, but as the levy hits its one-year anniversary the gates should open to smaller hauliers who want funding for training new or existing staff. And while May might seem a long way off, experts have warned that it takes time to understand the funding […]
The RHA has raised concerns that many operators are unaware of the costs they’ll be hit with when the apprenticeship levy comes into effect next April.
Apprenticeships could be the saviour of students facing cancelled examinations and dubious about higher education amid the Covid-19 pandemic, with one recruiter saying enquiries are on the increase.
The government must avoid any “distraction or dilution” from the trailblazer apprenticeships as the April 2017 start date approaches, the RHA has said.