Apprenticeship funding; a sigh of relief?

18 March 2015

Now the policy team are making their way through the 100 plus pages of the Budget document , some really, really good news has come to light.

According to section 1.180 the government intend to introduce an apprenticeship voucher. It says the new mechanism will be developed and tested with employers and providers and be ready for a 2017 implementation date. It says employers and government will make cash contributions towards the training; thus implying it will not be via PAYE and therefore RTI; Success.

The CIPP would like to thank BIS for listening to its stakeholders.

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