In this week's feature-length podcast, we are joined by special guest Matthew Lewis, employment partner at Squire Patton Boggs, to discuss the key points of the apprenticeship levy.
We discuss the key features of the apprenticeship levy, which is due to come into force in April 2017.
We take a look at how much the levy is, who will have to pay it and what you should be doing now to prepare.
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.
New apprenticeship levy for large employers with a pay bill of more than £3 million per year will be payable with effect from 6 April 2017.
Updated to include information on the consultations on overall responsibility for the legal function under the SMR, changes to short Form A, applying conduct rules to all NEDs and amendments to the DEPP; and on the final rules for regulatory references.
Updated to include information on the proposed changes to training and competence requirements.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to training for particular employee groups and roles.