The apprenticeship reform is difficult for levy paying employers. Not only do they have to accomodate a new tax, they need to adapt their internal processes to allocate training, fairly, and all whilst being approached continually by various training providers. No wonder a number of levy payers are just putting their head in the sand…
The recent apprenticeship reform has been one of the biggest rethinks in the last ten years and will hopefully bring about continual adaptation and improvement to the way people see and use apprenticeships.
I attended a business networking event yesterday and whilst in the throes of discussion about apprenticeships two things occurred to me.
I was lucky enough to attend the Annual Apprenticeship Conference 2017 in Birmingham last week. I thoroughly enjoyed the number of speakers with different views on the various aspects of Apprenticeship reform.
It’s Apprenticeship reform time. For those long-standing Apprenticeship providers, this is another significant change but one that forecasts substantial longer-term developments and business growth for the UK economy.