L&W Propose New ‘Flex and Match’ Skills Levy Plan

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The Learning and Work Institute has put forward a detailed blueprint of how the current apprenticeship levy  could be reformed. It comes amid plans from the government to introduce a “growth and skills” levy that allows up to 50 per cent of employer payments to be spent on non-apprenticeship training.  L&W chief executive Stephen Evans claims that the proposal would allow the next government to flex the levy gradually while protecting the apprenticeship budget in real terms and encouraging more investment in young people. Click here for more and here for FE Week commentary.