CBI brands apprenticeship levy a “failed experiment” and calls for urgent government review


 

Business leaders have called time on the apprenticeship levy, demanding the government ends the “failed experiment”. The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) said there was an urgent skills challenge in the UK jobs market and the country faced a stark choice: more investment in lifetime learning or do nothing and risk spiralling rates of unemployment. In its report, Learning for Life, the CBI said that by 2030, nine in 10 employees will need to reskill and that new technologies and […]