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Apprenticeship Levy and disability targets

The Government’s Apprenticeship Levy requires all employers operating in the UK, with a pay bill over £3 million each year, to invest in apprenticeships.

As all HR professionals will now be aware, the Government’s Apprenticeship Levy, which was first announced in the 2015 summer budget and will be introduced from 6 April 2017, requires all employers operating in the UK, with a pay bill over £3 million each year, to invest in apprenticeships. However, while some employers remain uncertain about the levy’s benefits, organisations’ contributions can be put towards training additional apprentices or, alternatively, can be used to upskill current workers through more advanced training. Read the full article on HR Zone.