Workers aged under 25 are missing out on up to nearly £6,300 per year because they're not entitled to the national living wage, according to the Young Women's Trust.
Roles open to apprentices have grown by almost a fifth, vastly outstripping growth in graduate jobs.
Apprenticeships are changing, with a levy for large employers now in place. We round up our resources on the apprenticeship levy, including a "How to" guide on employing an apprentice under the new rules, a revised model apprenticeship agreement and new example letters to use at the conclusion of an apprenticeship.
It found that 54% of levy-paying organisations have already accessed their "levy pot" of funding, towards which they pay a portion of payroll each month via PAYE, while 25% plan to.
Mencap is urging employers to use apprenticeships to increase levels of employment for people with learning disabilities.
We provide guidance on how you can maximise the opportunities apprenticeships create - regardless of whether your organisation is paying the apprenticeship levy or already operates an apprenticeship scheme.
A model letter offering permanent employment to an apprentice whose apprenticeship is coming to an end.
A model letter to invite an apprentice whose apprenticeship is coming to an end to an informal meeting to discuss practical issues and the parties' intentions.
A model letter to confirm what has been discussed at an informal meeting with an apprentice whose apprenticeship is coming to an end.
In this week's podcast, we give an overview of the apprenticeships system, focusing on the situation for employers in England.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to apprenticeships.