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Consultation on the Scottish Governement Response to the UK Apprenticeship Levy

Published: 13 Jul 2016
ISBN:
9781786523563

The UK Government announced its plans to introduce a UK wide Apprenticeship Levy from April 2017. Employers will pay 0.5% of their annual pay bill in excess of £3m through the PAYE system. It will be for Scottish Ministers to decide how Scotland's share

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Consultation on the Scottish Governement Response to the UK Apprenticeship Levy
Consultation Questions

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Consultation Questions

Q1. Should the Government's commitment to 30,000 Modern Apprenticeships starts a year by 2020 a) be maintained or b) be increased?

Q2. Should Apprenticeship Levy funding support growth in the number of Graduate Level Apprenticeships in Scotland?

Q3. Should Apprenticeship Levy funding be used to establish a flexible skills fund to support wider workforce development?

Q4. Should Apprenticeship Levy funding be used to support the expansion of Foundation Apprenticeships?

Q5. Should Apprenticeship Levy funding be used to help unemployed people move into employment, and to help meet the workforce needs of employers?

Q6. Are there any additional suggestions on how Apprenticeship Levy funding might be used?


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