Apprenticeship levy

HR welcomes apprenticeship levy overhaul

The HR community has welcomed Philip Hammond's announcement that the government is to make the apprenticeship levy more flexible

Government threatens to cut management apprenticeships

Employers and providers say cuts would damage the quality, reputation and volume of management apprenticeships

Businesses hit as skills shortage worsens

Skills shortages means recruitment is taking longer, with some organisations forced to give up on finding the talent they want

Low-skilled jobs relabelled as apprenticeships

Courses incorrectly labelled as apprenticeships account for nearly 40% of such training designed by employers in recent years, a report by Reform has found

£1.28 billion sitting unused in apprenticeship accounts

A year on since it was introduced, a number of barriers are deterring employers from utilising the apprenticeship levy