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. Over a year since the first levy payments were taken and we still appear to be going backwards. The latest statistics from the Education and Skills Funding Agency show that apprenticeship starts were down a massive 40% in the first three months of this year, and the trend doesn’t […]
Moody Logistics has proved that apprenticeships can be successfully used to train HGV drivers after training up former warehouseman Alex Skelton to a Category C truck driver.
The Apprenticeship Levy is not delivering what it was designed for, according to a two-year review of the ‘Transport infrastructure skills strategy’ by the Strategic Transport Apprenticeship Taskforce (STAT).