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What can SMEs expect from their 10 contribution to ApprenticeshipsAnne Milton Skills Minister surprised many at last weeks AELP conference by announcing that there would be no change to the contribution to Apprenticeships by non-levy paying employers Despite heavy campaigning by the AELP non-levy paying employers will still have to contribute 10 of the cost of the qualification.

One negative experience can lead to a huge loss of potential custom We all know the impact a bad Trip Advisor review has when searching for our dream holiday and with so much choice why shouldnt we go elsewhere.

Dispelling the myth that Apprenticeships are just for young school leavers and inspiring your existing workforce to want to do an Apprenticeship can be difficult but the Levy provides you with the opportunity to map existing training across to an Apprenticeship or risk losing the investment altogether Read our 6 fail-safe tips to marketing Apprenticeships internally.

The lack of clarity surrounding the Apprenticeship Levy has left many organisations in limbo either on the back foot trying to play catch up by putting panic provisions in place rather than ensuring best return on investment or as with many larger businesses those who are prepared but planning levy spends in such detail that come 24 months time there will be too much Levy.

No two organisations are the same so your plan for your levy should be unique to you However weve put together a list of areas all organisations should consider investing their Levy .

At Intec Business Colleges our Employment Services provide courses that equip job seekers with a broad range of skills specifically designed to help build confidence enhance CVs and widen long term employment prospects.

Theres often a misconception that training programmes purely focus on the young school college or university leaver Nothing could be further from the truth.

RAC a name synonymous with the world of motoring has developed a new business venture focusing on providing more opportunities for young adultswhich it has piloted in Walsall.

In little more than a year Rory McKenna has risen from Apprentice to Bookings Manager at leading promotional and event staffing agency Envisage Promotions and is set to continue his career development .

Najoua Chekaya is a Regional Manager at Pure Gym who has recently undertake a Level 5 Apprenticeship in Management Leadership Read more to find out what an Apprenticeship has done for her.

As someone who didnt really enjoy school Gemma Strain may seem an unlikely advocate for education but she attributes her career progression to the workplace learning she has undertaken since joining business process outsourcer Sitel.

20 year-old Will Paul was always reasonably academic at school With good A levels he followed the same path as many of his peers and applied to Manchester Metropolitan University to do a business degree and continue his education But it wasnt what he expected.

Barker and Stonehouse, one of the North East’s most successful independent retailers, has partnered with Intec Business Colleges to set up an apprenticeship programme from its Middlesbrough head office..

The DSA is a national organisation delivering tests from over 400 driving test centres and 140 theory test centres. It has responsibility for setting standards and conducting theory and practical driving tests, with staff at its Nottingham office making sure all runs smoothly behind the scenes.

Motorpoint opened for business in Derby in 1998 and over the last 16 years has expanded to 8 sites, Glasgow, Burnley, Newport, Peterborough, Chingford, Derby, Birmingham and Widnes, as well as 2 Online branches in Birmingham and Derby. In June 2012 Motorpoint launched a National Apprenticeship Scheme and currently employ apprentices in 3 areas...

Flexiform Business Furniture, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of office furniture, is working in partnership with Intec Business Colleges to deliver a range of NVQ qualifications to its Factory Supervisory team to promote its staff training programme. Since starting to work together in 2013 Flexiform and Intec have developed an active working relationship culminating in the first group of the company’s supervisors successfully completing the level 2 NVQ in January 2014...

VIP is the UKs largest independent distributor of PC components gaming peripherals and IT products and as part of the VIP Group has been putting its colleagues and clients at the forefront of its business for 25 years.