News2019-03-04T10:09:58+00:00

True partnerships are the key to success – AELP

Work-based learning isn’t about transactional relationships between employers and providers. True partnerships are the key to success. For many, the introduction of the apprenticeship levy represented a game-changing opportunity for employers to take control of their workplace training requirements like never before. Alongside a new, pot of money ring-fenced for apprenticeship training, the introduction of Trailblazer groups and the creation of new employer-led apprenticeship Standards, meant employers now had the training programmes they demanded and [...]

Integral UK Ltd Celebrate 100 Apprenticeship Starts in Nine Months

Two years on from the apprenticeship levy launch, a nationwide engineering & facilities management business is celebrating 100 new apprenticeship starts in nine months since it expanded its apprenticeship programme delivery. Less than a year ago, Integral UK Ltd, the leading mechanical, electrical and fabric property maintenance business in the UK, had less than 10 apprentices registered on its apprenticeship account being funded by the apprenticeship levy. Now, in partnership with training provider Remit Group, [...]

Tech firm says apprentices are IT!

Since 2017 and the introduction of the apprenticeship levy, work-place training has undergone more change than ever before. And going forwards, we’re likely to see even more. But how do you prepare for a future that’s potentially still uncertain? How do businesses identify and integrate the right approach to make the biggest impact for their organisations? There is no ‘one size fits all solution’, but there are methods for developing your apprenticeship programme in line [...]

The Apprenticeship Levy: 2 Years On

Apprenticeship Levy usage increases to 22% in year two Two years ago, the Government introduced the apprenticeship levy to create long term sustainable funding for apprenticeships and to give employers more control to provide their staff with a range of training opportunities. The levy has provided more funds than ever before for apprenticeship training and allows employers to choose which apprenticeships they offer, to whom and when. The apprenticeship levy was part of wholesale [...]

Remit recognised for commitment to supporting learners!

National training provider, Remit Group, was named runner-up at the AAC Awards 2019 for its dedication to supporting learners with special educational needs and disabilities. The firm was a national finalist in the SEND Apprentice Champion category at the awards ceremony held last night at the ICC Birmingham. Remit is not just following the SEND code of practice, but has embedded it within its business, using early intervention to enhance an individual’s chance of success.  [...]

Apprenticeship Costs Halved for non-levy payers

Smaller businesses that are looking to take on an apprentice will receive a financial boost this month as their contribution towards apprenticeship training has been halved. Non levy-paying Businesses (those that have a wage bill of less than £3m per year), can now access extra funding for apprenticeship training and assessment through the shared government-employer co-investment scheme. Currently, the co-investment split is 90/10 meaning the government pays 90% of the contribution and employers make a [...]

Case Study: Sammi Grimshaw

Twenty year old Sammi Grimshaw from Wilsden, near Bradford, is very proud to say she’s just completed her Technical IT Sales apprenticeship with her employer CCS Media, and national training provider, Remit Group. In fact, Sammi didn’t just pass and complete her qualification, she qualified with a distinction. “I’d been in a job since I left school, and was working all hours running a bar, when I decided to look for something that gave me [...]

Case Study: Jack Stocks

We recently asked our development coaches if there was a learner that really stood out in their minds as exemplary. Paula Miranda, Development Coach at Remit immediately thought of her Customer Service Apprentice Jack. We'd like to share with you what makes Jack such a stand out apprentice. Jack is one of the first 4 learners to complete his Level 2 Customer Service apprenticeship with Bestway. Paula explains: Jack had an extremely positive attitude [...]

Scania GB Appoints Remit Group as new Apprenticeship Provider

Scania (Great Britain) Limited has announced its appointment of Remit Group, to deliver its apprenticeship programmes nationally. Following a comprehensive tender and selection process, Scania (Great Britain) Limited has chosen Remit Group to deliver its technical and non-technical apprenticeship programmes across its UK dealership network. Based in Nottingham, Remit Group is part owned by the Retail Motor Industry Federation (RMI) and has a long tradition of delivering automotive apprenticeship programmes for manufacturers, dealerships and independent [...]

Apprenticeships at 18? A Careers Advisor’s Guide

It’s hard when young people are torn between going to university or starting an apprenticeship. University has historically been seen as the crème de la crème of education, while apprenticeships were seen as routes into more manual jobs. However, times have changed and so have opinions on Apprenticeships. So many students are now realising that potential employers value work experience and the transferable skills gained from an Apprenticeship. Obviously, for some roles such as, Doctors, [...]

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