News: Take on an Apprentice

Posted on 29th October 2019

Could your business benefit from taking on a 16-18 year old? If yes, now’s the time, as the Government are offering a £1000 incentive!

Further, if you have under 50 employees, there are no co-investment costs to be met by you – making it free to take on an apprentice.

More benefits to you:

✔ Employees learn whilst working, causing minimal disruption.
✔ No day release to college.
✔ Learning is relevant to their job role.
✔ Accredited and recognised awarding bodies.

For the larger, Apprenticeship Levy paying company:

• You’ve already paid for the training due to the Government tax! Make use of your training Levy Pot, don’t lose it !
• You can still benefit from the £1000 incentive.

Did you know?

There is no upper age limit for becoming an apprentice. Recent statistics show 71% of apprenticeships were started by those aged 19 or over; in the over 25s, the average age was 37 years.
Source: UK Parliament Apprenticeship Statistics: England

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"Regular, well organised events, excellent updates and information by email along with a warm welcome from the Chair and Coordinator are just some of the positives at BHBPA."

Mike Oliver, Owner
(Mike Oliver Associates)

"As MP for Mid Sussex I believe passionately in the importance of a vibrant local business community in order to create and sustain fantastic opportunities that enable people to meet their responsibilities, prosper and fulfil their potential. I am committed to collaborating with BHBPA and others to be an effective collective voice for Burgess Hill."

Mims Davies MP, Member of Parliament for Mid Sussex

"As the local hospice for the area, it’s great that we receive so much support from the BHBPA. Last year the members raised an amazing £2150 through activities such as Bake Off and the BHBiz Awards. Each well planned members meeting enables good networking opportunities and speakers that are relevant to the present climate and local issues. We are proud to be members of BHBPA."

Wendy Agate, Community Fund Raising Manager
(St Peter & St James Hospice)

"“I can’t speak highly enough of the BHBPA. As a small local business we feel very much part of a community and thoroughly enjoy the annual exhibition and meetings throughout the year. Over the years we have built fantastic working relationships with many BHBPA members and every meeting and event offers us opportunities to work with more. This is networking at its best! ” "

Judi Arditi, Director
(Travail Employment Group)