4 Reasons Why Total People Are The Training Provider For You!

Total People Number 1 Apprenticeship Provider in Cheshire

#1 – We Specialise in Apprenticeships

Let’s set the scene… You’re having some work done on your house and the bricklayer says “Oh I’ve done electrics in the past, I’ll do you a right good deal.”

What is the apprenticeship levy?

The way apprenticeships are funded in the UK is set to be amended in April 2017 with the introduction of a 0.5% levy on employer’s pay bills. If passed this levy will only be payable on pay bills in excess of £3 million per year, which is estimated to effect only 2% of employers. This is estimated to provide an estimated £3bn boost to the apprenticeships budget supporting a new wave of young learners. As part of this new plan, employers will also be given an annual offset allowance of £15,000 towards the cost of the new levy.

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Electrical Apprenticeships benefiting Telford business

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For any business, building for the future involves strategic planning and ongoing investment especially when it comes to ensuring sustainability and growth. A key factor in achieving this is by developing a workforce that is competent particularly in the electrical industry where on-going training and development is a legislative requirement.

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Apprentice paves the way to cost management at SG World

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A Crewe-based company is reaping the tangible benefits of employing an apprentice after a cost-management exercise resulted in huge savings being made across the organisation.

SG World specialise in visitor management systems and recruited finance apprentice Beth Cann back in February 2015. Since then, Beth has revolutionised the way in which employees claim their expenses, saving the company thousands of pounds annually.

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What is it like working with an Apprentice?

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Back in August, Total People had a vacancy for an Accounts Apprentice who would be responsible for various tasks including Invoices, Expenses, Analysing the credit card statement and Grants to name a few.

After a couple of weeks advertising a vacancy, we received an application from a young girl called Brittany Hamer, who seemed perfect for the role. Brittany had just left school, lived close to our office, knew she didn’t want to go to 6th form or college… And was keen to start working!

Apprenticeships for Full Time Staff – Nicola’s Story

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Ever thought about doing a qualification, but don’t really want to leave work or give up your evenings?

Well… You may be pleased to find out that you can actually still do an Apprenticeship if you’re already employed!

Legislative Changes for Employers in England

As 2016 is well underway, we would like to inform our employers of two legislative changes taking effect from April 2016 that might impact on your business if you are an employer of apprentices.

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Delighted Designers Hail Impact of Apprenticeships

A Chester based design company have revealed the true impact and value that apprenticeships can bring in helping a small business to grow and evolve.

Deva Designs based on the Sealand Industrial Estate are a leading supplier of design lead gift wrapping in the UK and currently exports to major world markets and leading UK retailers including Selfridges, John Lewis and Harrods.

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Apprenticeships Key to Training and Development at Radwell International

Since 2011, Radwell International have invested heavily in the training and development of staff through a successful partnership with Total People.

The offer of apprenticeships has proven to be a very successful addition to the existing training set-up within the company and has seen over 20 members of staff undertake and achieve work based qualifications, resulting in company-wide benefits.

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Ofsted Survey For Parents & Carers

Ofsted ask for views every year to help them build up a picture of how well the provider meets learners’ needs and how well it supports them to progress.

Ofsted Inspectors will look at all the information parents and carers give them about the provider and use it during their next inspection.

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The Apprenticeship Levy Is Coming, Are You Ready?

In the 2015 Autumn Budget, the Chancellor announced the introduction of a new levy on all large UK employers to fund Apprenticeships. The levy underpins the Government’s Apprenticeship reform programme and its commitment to achieving 3 million Apprenticeship starts by 2020 – a 35% increase in the Apprenticeships delivered in the last Parliament. The levy is intended to provide the funding and incentives to help deliver this commitment.

The levy will support all post-16 Apprenticeships in England. It will provide funding that each employer can use to meet their individual needs. The funding will be directly controlled by employers via the digital Apprenticeships voucher, and firms that are committed to training will be able to get back more than they put in.

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