The apprenticeship levy, which the Government hopes will help create three million new apprentices by 2020, is due to come into force in 2017. But ahead of implementation, there are a number of key questions that employers should be asking.
We discuss the key legal developments affecting employers from October 2016 and beyond, including: changes to the national minimum wage rates; reforms to employment tribunals; public-sector exit payments and important case decisions to look out for.
The Government consults on proposals relating to the calculation, payment and recovery of overpayments of the apprenticeship levy.
Two-fifths of businesses still have no understanding or have not even heard of the upcoming apprenticeship levy, a survey by the British Chambers of Commerce has found.
The majority of organisations say it is crucial to have the right leadership in place for success, yet only 15% feel they're developing their managers properly. How can this be addressed?
At a time of significant and perhaps even unprecedented change since the EU referendum, it is more important than ever for L&D to be responsive to fast-evolving business needs.
The Government seeks views on reforms to the way apprenticeships in England are paid for. The reforms are underpinned by a new apprenticeship levy, to be paid by larger employers from April 2017.
We provide a mid-year round-up of the key legal developments for employers, including the Trade Union Act, gender pay gap reporting, public-sector exit payments, the apprenticeship levy and the latest position on holiday pay cases.
We discuss legal developments for employers with foreign workers, employers in the retail sector and public-sector employers.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to learning and development.