Taking a flexible approach

Richard Shaw
Richard Shaw welcomes moves that mean from April employers will be allowed to transfer up to 25% of their apprenticeship levy entitlement to organisations in their supply chain. Shaw, who leads construction and consultancy group Mace’s project management operations in Yorkshire and the North East, sees the move as part of a more flexible approach needed to meet the skills challenges not just in his sector but across industry. He says that the government’s apprenticeship reforms have been hampered by a feeling among businesse... For the full story register now for free or login below...