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15th Feb 2017

Registration open for online apprenticeship service

The Department for Education and the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) are from today (13 February 2017) encouraging large employers to sign up and register for the apprenticeship service, in readiness for the launch of the apprenticeship levy on 6 April 2017. Read more >

23rd Jan 2017

AELP Parliamentary Newsletter #22

AELP’s latest Parliamentary Newsletter, offering views on issues relating to employment and skills programmes, has recently been sent to English MPs. Read more >

9th Jan 2017

JTL article on levy’s impact for 16-18 apprenticeships

Jon Graham, the chief executive of a highly respected charitable training provider and AELP member JTL, has written an opinion piece for FE Week on how the introduction of the apprenticeship levy is expected to impact heavily on the number of 16 to 18 year old apprentices after May 2017 and the number of SMEs recruiting them in the building services and engineering sectors which JTL serves. His article, which includes proposed solutions, can be read here: Read more >