How will the 2017 General Election affect Apprenticeships?

How will the 2017 General Election affect Apprenticeships?

As we are all aware by now the general election will be taking place on June 8th. There is one main question that we keep asking about this shock election, how will apprenticeships be affected? Well, there are a number of slight changes that each party has announced....
What priceless skills can you learn from a comedian?

What priceless skills can you learn from a comedian?

There is a lot more to a comedian, especially stand-up comedians, than just being funny. They demonstrate an amazing skill set, as well as showing vulnerability and having the ability to turn a negative situation into something positive. The most noteworthy skills are...
The Perks of Taking on an Apprentice

The Perks of Taking on an Apprentice

Some employers may be a little wary of whether apprenticeships are suitable for their business. However with the recent introduction of the apprenticeship levy, now is the perfect time to change that view. The following three reasons outline why taking on an...
How do you hire an apprentice?

How do you hire an apprentice?

For a number of years, an apprenticeship has been regarded as being the option for those that can’t make it to university or for those that want to do something vocational, like plumbing or mechanics. However, with the price of university soaring and the skills...
The Apprentice Levy – How will it affect you?

The Apprentice Levy – How will it affect you?

Recently, the Apprentice Levy was introduced. What does it mean for the employer? How will it change things for the apprentice? How will it be funded? We answer all these burning questions! Who pays the levy? The levy only applies to employers in England, who have an...