Apprenticeship levy

Boosting apprenticeships take-up requires better lines of communication

Communication channels between employers, schools, parents and students are vital but they are far too inconsistent to deliver on...

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Ewan Freeman
Apprenticeship levy

Labour’s levy plans could collapse under election scrutiny

It’s not clear Labour has done the right maths to ‘bombproof’ its levy plans from Conservative attack

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Aidan Relf
Apprenticeship levy

Reform is coming for the apprenticeship levy — but what it needs is a revolution  

Consensus is growing for change in apprenticeships. Marius Ostrowski sets out some bold ideas to reshape employer investment in...

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Marius S. Ostrowski
Apprenticeship levy

Autumn statement: It’s time for real incentives for skills development

Employers need to be better supported and much better informed to invest in the skills they and the economy...

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Rachel Thomas
Apprenticeship levy

Apprenticeship levy reform must be handled with care

Any attempt to reform the levy must be done in a way that is fair and fit for the...

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Nichola Hay
Apprenticeship levy

Behind the numbers: reassessing investment in skills and training

A new IFS report reveals a need for sector reform and offers three key considerations for policy makers eyeing...

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Imran Tahir
Apprenticeship levy

The apprenticeship levy cannot sit in isolation of place-based need

We mustn’t lose sight of other employer incentives and the importance of strategic and local leadership amid clamour for...

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David Phoenix