In this week's podcast, we give an overview of the apprenticeships system, focusing on the situation for employers in England.
Apprenticeships are changing, with a levy for large employers now in place. We round up our resources on the apprenticeship levy, including a new "How to" guide on employing an apprentice under the new rules and a revised model apprenticeship agreement that takes account of the changes.
Updated to reflect FCA changes to the appropriate qualification requirements.
Sickness absence continues to present a major challenge for employers, with latest figures putting the median cost of absence at £455 per employee, per year. We look at how employers are training line managers to help tackle this important issue.
Revised to reflect the introduction of the apprenticeship levy and the move away from apprenticeship "frameworks" towards apprenticeship "standards".
New Regulations requiring companies with a wage bill of more than £3 million to pay an apprenticeship levy come into force today.
Practical guidance on employing an apprentice in England, including the apprenticeship levy and the funding of apprenticeships; apprenticeship standards and frameworks; selecting a training provider; and recruiting an apprentice.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to training for particular employee groups and roles.