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FURTHER REFORM URGENTLY NEEDED FOR EFFECTIVE #APPRENTICESHIP LEVY
Urgent steps must be taken by Government to reform the Apprenticeship Levy in England, so firms can offer more of the high-quality training they need to succeed. That’s according to a new CBI report, ‘Learning on the job: Improving the Apprenticeship Levy.’
Economic activity remained muted in the three months to January, in line with the weak momentum reported by the CBI Growth Indicator. The UK labour market, meanwhile, remained remarkably strong, which supported faster real pay growth.