Thursday 23rd March 3.30pm to 4.30pm
The apprenticeship levy will be implemented in April 2017. A current CII survey shows that 50% of organisations still don’t know how they are going to use the levy and only 5% of respondents rate their understanding of the levy as excellent.
The London Market Group would like to invite practitioners from London Market companies, to get up to date insights on what the levy is, key dates, how you can use it and an insight into the new digital apprenticeship service, on which employers will need to register before the introduction of the levy.
The LMG is working with the CII to deliver the event and is delighted to welcome Verity O’Keefe as a key note speaker. Verity is a Senior Employment and Skills Policy Adviser at EEF* and is a leading expert on the Apprenticeship Levy who is heavily involved in Government consultations and Parliamentary inquires as well as being part of the Government steering group on making the levy work for businesses.
Places at this free event are limited, so please register your interest now.
If you haven’t done so already, please complete the CII’s levy awareness survey by the 1st March, as this will help inform the focus and content of the session https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/NVKZ5QJ
*EEF is the voice of UK manufacturing and engineering and a leading provider of business support in the areas of HR and Employment Law, Health, Safety and Sustainability, Productivity Improvement, Supply Chain Development, Training and Skills Development. As one of the largest, most highly qualified HR and employment law service providers in the UK they enable thousands of businesses to keep compliant and future-focused.
EEF’s team of barristers, solicitors and HR professionals provide support on the full spectrum of HR and employment law issues, from the everyday challenges involving your workforce to delivering critical business change projects. Since the announcement at the 2015 Budget that an Apprenticeship Levy would be introduced, EEF’s policy team has been instrumental in shaping the design and development of the Apprenticeship Levy. As well as sitting on an influential Apprenticeship Stakeholder Board, EEF has one of the limited places on the Government’s Steering group on ‘transferring digital funds’, EEF regularly engages with and meets Ministers, civil servants and Parliamentarians to ensure the Levy works for EEF members.
EEF use their extensive experience to support clients in the event of a crisis. They also keep members up to date on forthcoming legal changes, ensuring they stay informed and compliant. From HR advice and guidance packages at a fixed price to consultancy solutions and expert led training, EEF have practical experience of dealing with every possible challenge a modern day workforce can present.
If you want to talk about any aspect of HR support for your business why not give EEF a call on 0808 168 5874 or email HRenquire@eef.org.uk
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