Stimulating the SME Apprenticeship and T Level

The Department for Education, acting through the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), is seeking to procure outcome driven plans from intermediaries/partners and partnerships to build on the existing levels of awareness and business benefits amongst employers; and to stimulate and encourage new or renewed participation in apprenticeships and T Level Industry placements within SME […]

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Application deadline for the incentive payment for hiring a new apprentice

The deadline for employers to apply for the incentive payment for new apprentices hired between August 2020 and March 2021 is approaching. Eligible employers must apply for their incentive payment by the end of 31 May 2021. Incentive payment for apprentices who joined organisations before 1 April 2021 Employers with apprentices who have a contract […]

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New manual published today to support flexible apprenticeships in construction

A new manual, co-authored by Industry and Government, has today been published to set out how flexibilities in apprenticeships can be used and delivered in construction ‚Äď to meet the needs of employers and apprentices. Apprenticeships have been on a transformational journey since 2012, with reforms such as the introduction of employer led standards leading […]

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The Redundancy Support Service for Apprentices

The Redundancy Support Service for Apprentices (ReSSA), launched by the Department for Education, provides clear, accessible advice and guidance to apprentices following redundancy, while supporting their next steps. It will help redundant apprentices to identify new apprenticeship and employment opportunities, and, where they are eligible, complete their current apprenticeship. The Department for Education are asking […]

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