The industry is in danger of losing tens of millions of pounds worth of training funding as the spending cut off for the apprenticeship levy looms. RHA deputy policy director Colin Snape warned delegates at the Microlise Transport Conference that of the £68m the sector had paid into the levy since its launch last year, only £2m had been withdrawn again. The levy has a 24 month cap on spending money that has been put into it, after which it […]
With apprenticeship take up down 40% a year after the launch of the apprenticeship levy, Skills for Logistics MD David Coombes asks whether the UK was actually ready for the change.
The Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) has called for reforms to the apprenticeship levy after take up figures for apprenticeships continued to decline in the UK a year after the tax went live.
David Coombes, MD for Skills for Logistics, takes a look at what you can to to ensure your businesses survives and prospers in these precarious times.