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JTL seeks to help employers access over £3.3 billion of unused training funds
JTL, one of the leading apprenticeship providers in the building services engineering sector in England and Wales, is spreading the word on how Apprenticeship Levy funds can be transferred between employers to help pay for apprenticeship training. The Apprenticeship Levy is a government mandated levy that must be paid by any company with a payroll of over £3 million. It asks that these companies contribute 0.5% of their annual payroll to…
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IET comments on reports of UK tech talent shortage
Dr Graham Herries, co-chair of Innovation and Skills at the IET, said: “It is a huge concern to see a talent shortage within our technology sector and employers need to recognise that they play a significant role in addressing the skills gaps that they face – by recruiting more apprentices and re-training existing staff, as well as utilising the apprenticeship levy to address demand. The importance of engaging with local…