NUS Report Highlights Concern Over Lack of Support for Apprentices

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The National Union of Students ‘Class Dismissed’ report highlights issues with apprentices not being paid the minimum wage, their families being ineligible for some benefits and issues of access due to the cost or lack of availability of transport. AELP welcomed the points made that would contribute to increased social mobility and emphasised the need to relive employers of the new co-investment cost of apprenticeship participation or non-levy payers. Click here for more. Similar issues were also discussed by the Education Select Committee this week.