The way the government funds apprenticeships in England is changing. Some employers will be required to contribute to a new apprenticeship levy, and there will be changes to the funding for apprenticeship training for all employers. The levy on employers is part of a broader programme of reforms and apprenticeship starts from April 2017.

To begin maximising the levy, levy paying employers must register with the Digital Apprenticeship Service (DAS). Click here to see the five easy steps to get you started

The levy will impact businesses differently based on the size of the annual wage bill. Here are the top five things you need to know about the levy...

If your company has an annual wage bill of over £3 million each year you will pay the levy:

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If your company has an annual wage bill of under £3 million each year you will not pay the levy:

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The apprenticeship team are here to support you through the levy. You can reach them by calling 01992 411572 or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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