Tories promise SMEs apprenticeship bonus

Phillips, Lucy
August 2008
People Management;8/7/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 16, p11
This article reports on the plans of the Conservatives to give a bonus for every person completing an apprenticeship in small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Great Britain in 2008. David Willetts, shadow skills secretary, promised extra support to SMEs in England and to cut the bureaucracy to make it easier for all employers to take on apprentices. Willetts said the process would be simplified for employers through direct payments, more straightforward inspection regimes and less paperwork.


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