The Treasury has to act quickly to release some of the £83m the logistics industry has paid in the Apprentice Levy between April 2017 and March 2018 to help fill the skills gap as the UK heads for Brexit on March 29, says FTA head of skills Sally Gilson. The levy requires all employers with annual pay bills in excess of £3m to pay 0.5% of their wage bill as an additional tax to the Treasury. Employers can then claim […]
Hundreds of millions of pounds raised by employers and intended to pay for apprentices has not been used and has instead paid back to the government, according to figures released under the Freedom of Information act.
Hermes is gifting more than £200,000 of its apprenticeship levy funds to support SMEs in taking on new apprentices or upskill existing ones.
The Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) Driver Apprenticeship should include the category C+E licence by the autumn, motortransport.co.uk has learnt.