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10 May, 2017

Apprenticeship Funding Guidance

From 1 May, 2017 employers with a wage bill of more than £3 million will pay the Apprenticeship Levy.

  • The Apprenticeship Levy requires all employers to pay 0.5% of any wage bill over £3 million into the Government’s new apprenticeship service, to pay for apprenticeship course fees.
  •  Employers paying the Apprenticeship Levy will be able to access the funds they have paid for the cost of apprentice training through a new digital account. The Government top-up this amount by an additional 10%.
Apprenticeship Funding Guidance
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