Apprenticeship levy and funding

Guides for funding Apprenticeships

In April 2017, the government changed the way that apprenticeships are funded. Some employers are now required to contribute to the apprenticeship levy, and there have been changes to the funding for apprenticeship training for all employers. The levy requires all employers operating in the UK, with a pay bill over £3 million each year, to invest in apprenticeships. This change affects employers in all sectors. The levy is only paid on annual paybills in excess of £3 million, which means that less than 2% of UK employers contribute to it. Whilst the introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy may sound complicated, there's plenty of information and resources available to help you figure out how this potentially affects your business and how to navigate the levy now it's been introduced. Guidelines

Official government information, guidance and advice on the Apprenticeship Levy can be found here.

ESFA Calculator

The Education and Skills Funding Agency has created an online calculator that will work out how much your levy charge will be, which can be found here