Drop in apprenticeship figures to hit North West digital firms
The Government’s target of three million people starting apprenticeships by 2020, is looking unlikely after another huge fall in the uptake of apprenticeships was announced.
The latest figures from the Department for Education revealed a 34% drop, to 290,500, in the number of people taking up the training programme in the first nine months of 2017/18.
A new Apprenticeship Levy, which was introduced in April last year has been a contributing factor in the drop in numbers.
Mark Norse, managing director of NowSkills, a North W... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...