The apprenticeship levy marks a significant change from the current system of funding apprenticeships. Our survey examines how employers expect the introduction of the levy to affect their use of apprentices.
The Government consults on proposals relating to the calculation, payment and recovery of overpayments of the apprenticeship levy.
The Government seeks views on reforms to the way apprenticeships in England are paid for. The reforms are underpinned by a new apprenticeship levy, to be paid by larger employers from April 2017.
Definition from the XpertHR glossary.
The tribunal found that this claimant's redundancy - even if it had been a fair dismissal - was not a sufficient cause to terminate his apprenticeship.
In Flett v Matheson  IRLR 277 CA, the Court of Appeal establishes that a "modern apprenticeship" agreement may be construed as a contract of apprenticeship in the traditional sense.
In JP Garrett Electrical Ltd v Cotton EAT/0547/05, the Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that an apprentice was contractually entitled to receive a rate of pay equivalent to the national minimum wage, despite the fact that apprentices are excluded from the minimum wage legislation.
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