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.
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 autumn months promise to be a busy period for HR practitioners as they get to grips with a host of employment law changes. Bar Huberman sets out the top 10 upcoming legislative changes that employers need to be ready for, even though many implementation dates have yet to be confirmed.
The Department for Education has revealed its proposals on how funding for apprenticeships will work after the apprenticeship levy comes into force in April 2017.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to training for apprentices.