• Government loophole allows apprenticeship brokerage to continue

    Taking fees for brokering apprenticeship funding is acceptable, according to correspondence from the Skills Funding Agency – as long as payments aren’t made directly from government funding. The government recently promised to crack down on brokering, which can see subcontractors charged up to five per cent of their total contract funding in commission to be

    10.00 Jan. 27th, 2018 | News

  • Brokerage of apprenticeship funding to be banned next year

    The use of public funds to pay brokers’ fees will be banned, thanks to an award-winning FE week investigation which forced the Skills Funding Agency to take action. Our exposé of this secretive industry in April (pictured) – the first of its kind – blew the lid on the underhanded way in which brokers matchup

    9.56 Nov. 25th, 2016 | News