Hauliers are calling for a moratorium on apprenticeship levy payments following further delays to the inclusion of a Category C+E licence in the LGV Driver Apprenticeship. Since the launch of the LGV Driver Apprenticeship in April 2017 the logistics industry has paid over £300m in levy fees but has drawn down less than 10% of that sum. The low take up has been partly attributed to the absence of a Category C+E licence in the apprenticeship, which is needed to train […]
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.
Eddie Stobart has ended its award-winning driver apprenticeship scheme run in association with System Training. The pair won Apprenticeship of the Year in the 2012 MT Awards for their two-year scheme that saw 10 trainees taken on from 200 applicants.
Business leaders have called time on the apprenticeship levy, demanding the government ends the “failed experiment”.