Blog: The apprenticeship levy might not be as bad as you think


The levy has been introduced to encourage employers to invest more in training to boost skills and productivity, with apprenticeships the chosen vehicle. The policy has not been without its critics however, and even now the levy is here, there are still details yet to be fully explained. In its current guise, the levy is far from perfect and recently the Chartered Insurance Institute warned of the ‘spectre of unintended consequences’. The creation of a skills fund that can only be spent in o