Business clients will be provided with:

  • Information on our courses and qualifications offered
  • Information on prices for delivery of training, assessment and qualifications
  • Information funding and eligibility criteria
  • Advice on matching training, assessment and qualifications against their needs
  • Advice on where their needs might be met when requirements are outside the scope of the business

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With all of the discussion and coverage of the Apprenticeship Levy and how it will be delivered, the benefits of having an apprentice on your team can sometimes get lost. Here are just a few

  • The average Apprenticeship improves productivity by £214 a week
  • Apprenticeships are a tried and tested way to recruit new staff, re-train or upskill existing staff
  • Up to 100% funding could be available to support Apprenticeship programmes in your business
  • Apprenticeships can help you tackle skill shortages
  • Learning can be done in your workplace, minimising disruption and maximising impact
  • Apprenticeships are a great way of attracting enthusiastic talent with fresh ideas
  • They can be tailored to specific job roles, making them flexible to the needs of your business
  • Apprenticeships provide you with the skilled workers you need for the future.
  • Apprenticeships can help reduce staff turnover, by increasing employee satisfaction and loyalty
  • From April 2016, if you employ an apprentice below the age of 25, will no longer be required to pay employer National Insurance contributions for them

Whatever sector you’re in, there are so many benefits that apprentices can bring to your business. Want to know more about the Apprenticeship levy? We can get them answered for you.

At Merit Skills we aim to create a learning environment based on trust and mutual respect. Our staff are always available to listen if you have a concern that relates to your own, or others, wellbeing. If you prefer not to talk to us but wish to seek some confidential support then you can use the list below which provides you with contact details for a variety of agencies that are specialists in their own areas. For more information please click here

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