Leading HR and L&D training specialists Watson Martin today announced it will be extending its successful HR Apprenticeships business to include individual apprentices from levy paying organisations this summer.
Our Handy Guide As experienced HR Apprenticeship providers, we are often asked by employers about the 20 per cent off-the-job training requirement and how this will affect their business. The policy, which requires apprentices in all sectors to spend overall one fifth of their working time on learning activities, is cited by many as being […]
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Then look no further! Leading HR training and qualifications specialist Watson Martin has developed a detailed learner journey guide which provides a month by month description of how your Apprenticeship will progress from start to finish. Based around a typical journey for a level 5 HR apprentice, our guide gives down to earth information on […]
Stop press – latest update on Apprenticeships – Government declares that the ten per cent compulsory contribution to Apprenticeship training costs will be halved to 5%
There is good news if you are a small business looking to take on an apprentice this Spring. From 1 April, the Government has declared that the ten per cent compulsory contribution to Apprenticeship training costs will be halved to five per cent.
Leading HR training and qualifications specialist Watson Martin is warning employers who pay into the Apprenticeship levy to spend their investment by April to avoid losing funds credited to their account.
Fatima Da Cunha whizzed through her CIPD Foundation Diploma in a speedy 10 months having developed an effective way of combining a busy job with studying. Here she explains how the qualification will help her to achieve her dream job in HR.
Are you thinking about taking on an apprentice but don’t know where to start? Apprenticeships are a productive and cost effective way to help grow a sustainable workforce but it’s true to say that rules and regulations around the scheme can deter all but the most persistent!
Sharon White, Apprenticeship specialist at Watson Martin will present at Learning Technologies exhibition on 13 – 14 February at London’s ExCel. The free seminar session will focus on how to make the most of the opportunities offered by Apprenticeships to develop a talented, motivated and qualified workforce, ensuring that employers get the best possible ROI […]
With university tuition fees being at an all-time high and the rising costs of student accommodation, more young people than ever before are weighing up their best routes into a career. Given that the average undergraduate leaves their three year programme with a debt of approximately £50,000, many are questioning whether a degree is still […]