If your business needs skilled people, the new apprenticeships - due to land in Spring 2016 -  are a fantastic solution. Research indicates that 80% of companies that invest in apprentices report an increase in staff retention, but that's just the beginning – there is also compelling evidence that progressing your brightest and best talent can significantly boost the bottom line. 

Find out how apprenticeships can work for your business.

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Apprenticeship Network

The Apprenticeship Network can help you keep on top of the many apprenticeship changes being introduced and how they might affect your business. Find out how today.

Apprenticeship consultancy

Do you want to make sure you get the best results from your apprenticeship levy payment? Are looking to create an apprenticeship strategy for your business? If so our consultants are on hand to help.

Assessment plans

Assessment plans for the new apprenticeship standards are at various stages of development. Access the approved plans, and give you views in current consultations.

Support for employers

Find out how the new apprenticeships can benefit your business.

Support for providers

Find out about the support on offer to prepare providers for the new apprenticeships.


Support for stakeholders

Find out how we can help other stakeholders to support the businesses you're working with.

Latest in apprenticeships

Apprenticeships ‘dramatically reducing turnover rates’ for high street quick service giant

KFC is currently cooking up a success story in the form of its apprenticeship programme, dramatically reducing turnover rates and promoting hundreds of apprentices into senior roles in the last year alone. Find out how.

Apprenticeship levy Q&A

Find out the latest information on the impact of the levy in our apprenticeship levy questions and answers.

New apprenticeship standards: progression routes

Check out the progression routes of the 18 new apprenticeship standards for the visitor economy sector

Hospitality employers

Access our new video infographic that shows how apprenticeships can benefit your business and get the latest updates and support.