The Government consults on draft legislation for the calculation and payment, as well as the reporting and recovery of overpayments of the apprenticeship levy.
Significant employment law changes are anticipated for 2017, amid the ongoing uncertainty resulting from the Brexit referendum.
The apprenticeship levy marks a significant change from the current system of funding apprenticeships. Our survey examines how employers expect the introduction of the levy to affect their use of apprentices.
The Government has published its final apprenticeship funding policy, which includes additional funding for young persons and apprentices from disadvantaged areas, and an extended period for large employers to use their apprenticeship funds.
We discuss the key features of the apprenticeship levy, which is due to come into force in April 2017.
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.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to apprenticeships.