Trading up or trading off: understanding recent changes to England's apprenticeships system

Document type
Briefing
Author(s)
Henehan, Kathleen
Publisher
Resolution Foundation
Date of publication
24 August 2019
Subject(s)
Social Policy, Employment
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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In 2017 there was overhaul to the apprenticeships system in England: large firms were required to pay 0.5 per cent of their wage bill into an apprenticeship levy, while regulations on training and delivery were firmed up. Two years on, this briefing note takes stock of the system, looking at what’s changed, why and where policy makers should consider moving next.

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