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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"Since joining BHBPA we have found it to be a dynamic and vibrant members’ organisation, with excellent, regular and informative meetings.

Peter Liddell does a first class job in ensuring that members’ interests are aired and addressed.

Mark O'Shea, Partner
(Rawlison Butler)

"The BHBPA is an energetic and vocal organisation that connects and empowers and informs the local business community acting as an effective conduit to local authority and other organisations. We are proud to be part of that community and the association."

Nick Broom, Managing Director
(PVL UK Ltd)

"I am delighted to have a long-standing relationship with the BHBPA. Since its foundation the Association has gone from strength to strength and there is no doubt that it has brought huge benefits to its members and the business community as a whole through the partnerships it has formed with the local authorities, Sussex Police and local organisations. It is paramount that Burgess Hill businesses have an effective collective voice."

The Hon Nicholas Soames MP

""BHBPA is a really well organised and run group, great for networking and benefitting from knowledgeable local speakers with real business insight. Peter brings enthusiasm and humour which helps drive the association forward. I am glad to be part of it.""

Dave Farmer, German Translator
(Dave Farmer & Co)