Benefits of hiring an apprentice (wales)

Benefits of Hiring an Apprentice


Here are some of the key benefits:

  • According to the National Audit Office, every £1 spent on Apprenticeships pays back at least £18 into the economy.
  • Statistics from the Modern Apprenticeship Employer Survey 2012 show that 75% of employers viewed Apprenticeships as either “important” or “vital” to their business and that 83% of employers who currently offer modern Apprenticeships plan to do so in the future!
  • You get help with the costs of training as well.  The Skills Funding Agency provides full funding for the majority of Apprenticeships.
  • Apprentices help you cover staff and skill shortages, as they usually come in with fresh new ideas!
  • Apprentices are usually very motivated because they appreciate your investment in them and that you take an active part in their development.
  • Apprentices bring new knowledge to your company and add to the bottom line.
  • Young people are your company’s future, they help you to plan more effectively for when experienced and skilled staff retire or leave? That’s why apprentices are an investment.
With these and countless other benefits, it may be time for you to hire an apprentice and realise the benefits to your company.

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