Big banks contribute to apprenticeship levy transfer fund

Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street with Kathyrn Marshall from Lloyds Banking Group and Iain Heath from HSBC
The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has announced that two of the UK’s biggest banks agreed to become the first big businesses to contribute their Apprenticeship Levy funding to a new regional pot. Small to medium-sized businesses (SMEs) in the West Midlands can now apply to receive funding for apprenticeship training through the WMCA. Lloyds Banking Group and HSBC are working with the WMCA to transfer their unspent levy to help SMEs across the region fund apprenticeship training. Currently, firms with a wage bill o... For the full story register now for free or login below...