The number of people starting apprenticeships in England has fallen by 59% after the introduction of the apprenticeship levy earlier this year.
XpertHR research looks at how organisations have responded to the introduction of the apprenticeship levy.
Roles open to apprentices have grown by almost a fifth, vastly outstripping growth in graduate jobs.
Updated to include guidance from the NHS Staff Council in relation to pay and conditions of apprentices in the NHS.
It found that 54% of levy-paying organisations have already accessed their "levy pot" of funding, towards which they pay a portion of payroll each month via PAYE, while 25% plan to.
Mencap is urging employers to use apprenticeships to increase levels of employment for people with learning disabilities.
We provide guidance on how you can maximise the opportunities apprenticeships create - regardless of whether your organisation is paying the apprenticeship levy or already operates an apprenticeship scheme.
A model letter offering permanent employment to an apprentice whose apprenticeship is coming to an end.
A model letter to invite an apprentice whose apprenticeship is coming to an end to an informal meeting to discuss practical issues and the parties' intentions.
A model letter to confirm what has been discussed at an informal meeting with an apprentice whose apprenticeship is coming to an end.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to apprenticeships.