The Government should improve communications around how apprentices should be paid, after it emerged that as many as one in three in some age groups are underpaid - often because of confusion around which rate they should be on.
Companies have been forced to scale down entry-level recruitment programmes as they make business adjustments due to the coronavirus, according to the Institute of Student Employers.
About a quarter of the money made available for apprenticeship training has been relinquished back to the government, suggesting that some employers would rather treat the levy like an additional tax than use it to improve workers' skills.
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