So, how much is the Apprenticeship Levy? It’s 0.5% of a company’s payroll, with every employer receiving an allowance of £15,000 to offset against the amount they owe HMRC.
How much do you pay?
For an employer with an annual salary cost of £5M, the levy sum is 0.5% x £5M = £25,000, minus the £15,000 levy allowance = £10,000 annual levy payment.
Looking to fund apprenticeship training?
The apprenticeship levy which is paid by companies can be accessed by those same businesses to fund their apprenticeship training – to train new employees and to upskill existing employees.
The Skills Funding Agency will also apply a 10% top-up to the funds in your account, giving every levy paying employer 10% extra. That means for every £1 that enters your digital account,, you get £1.10 to spend on apprenticeship training. You will also qualify for £1000 for each 16-18 apprentice you recruit and your training provider partner can also draw down funding for Functional Skills and any additional support required.
If you’d like some help in making sure you maximise on the benefits to your business, YH Training will provide your business with the help and assistance it needs completely free of charge.
What's going on?
National Minimum Wage Increase
Apprentices are entitled to the apprenticeship rate if they are: Under 19 years old Aged 19 or over and in their first year of theur apprenticeship Example An apprentice aged 22 in the first year of their apprenticeship is entitled to a minimum hourly rate of £3.90. Apprentices are entitled to the minimum wage for their […]Read More