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Sodexo commits to apprenticeship levy gifting to SMEs

To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week Sodexo has committed to transferring £800,000 of its annual apprenticeship levy to small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). This represents a 25 per cent donation of the company’s £3.3 million government levy to support apprenticeship ...

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Apleona gifts £100k to support apprenticeships campaign

Apleona is marking National Apprenticeship Week (3-9 February) by donating £100,000 to support a campaign to secure £1 million of levy fund gifting in just 100 days. The UK facilities management and workspace services company is the first official employer ...

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New report reveals £1.2bn has been spent on “fake” apprenticeships

According to a new report published by education think tank EDSK half of apprenticeships started since the apprenticeship levy was introduced in May 2017 are “fake”. The report called Runaway Training claims that £550 million of levy funding has been ...

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Don’t let the levy break

The FM sector has a lot to gain from the Apprenticeship Levy, but a troubled first year hasn’t given the industry confidence it will achieve its ambitious aspirations. It’s not too late though, and a series of simple changes would ...

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Apprenticeships creating inroads for people to explore the possibilities of FM

Blog from Rob Legge, Group CEO, Servest In a matter of weeks, the way the government funds apprenticeships in England will change. The apprenticeship levy is going to be a game-changer because the funding pot will give employers a further ...

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Resolving engineering’s image problem

It started when incentives for apprenticeships disappeared in the late 90s. Today, it means supply cannot meet demand. The proposed apprenticeship levy is well intended, but ultimately misguided. Andy Donnell, managing director of ABM UK’s Business and Industry Group explains ...

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