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.
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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.
A woman who was refused training to acquire skills necessary to carry out a role for which there was a vacancy and who was subsequently dismissed at the end of her apprenticeship was unlawfully discriminated against because a man with her "characteristics and determination" would have been trained and given a trial with a view to taking up the post, rules a Liverpool industrial tribunal in Jackson v North Western Road Car Company Ltd.
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