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Apprenticeship Levy

A highly experienced & specialist team operating on a national basis to support & develop your apprentice employment & implementation.

Apprenticeship Levy
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What is the Apprenticeship Levy?

In April 2017 the way the Government funds apprenticeships in England is changing. The Apprenticeship Levy will be introduced and requires all employers operating in the UK, with a pay bill over £3 million each year, to make an investment in apprenticeships.  The Levy will be charged at a rate of 0.5% of the UK annual pay bill.

It is clear throughout the guidance that only the employing business can utilise their own Levy Vouchers for apprenticeship delivery.  No apprenticeship voucher value can be transferred to supply chain businesses, nor used for any activity other than apprenticeship delivery.


So, what's the impact?

So, what's the impact?

Non Levy & Levy

Non Levy employers, our service and guidance  to you remains very much the same;  we will continue to provide solutions for  Apprentice Employment  for your new talent and apprentice contract/payroll management to ensure of  high levels of success for you and  apprentice alike.

We will provide support  on the funding changes (Co-Investment funding)  and link you to high quality training providers (on the National register), and very importantly support you with planning your  apprentices progression into direct employment or continued apprenticeship development upon Apprenticeship completion.   

Levy paying Employers our service offer broadens; the AEA Consultancy service can be provided to develop your Levy ROI & Implementation planning taking into account your currently employed staff members and skills development requirements for your business productivity.

We are able to provide impartial guidance for maximisation of the Apprenticeship Levy and oversee negotiations with training providers regards funding/ enrolment/ delivery schedules to meet your business operating requirements.  

We can provide you with talent attraction services; ensuring  you are employing the best emerging talent from school leavers to graduates as we are highly experienced in working with young adults entering the workplace.

And, our Apprenticeship Management & Liaison service guarantees your apprentices experience the highest levels of apprenticeship implementation and delivery outcomes, and frees your current teams from the bureaucracy of apprenticeship coordination.

ATAs’ are still in a position to operate the ‘Hosted Employment’ apprentice model for Levy paying employers, and as such we are still  able to offer the Apprentice Employment  service to you once your own Apprenticeship Levy vouchers have been exhausted; and help you access the newly created Co-Investment funding route.

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