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, [...]

Apollo Motor Group pledges to take on over 20 new apprentices!

National Apprenticeship Week 2019 sees national accident repair business, Apollo Motor Group, pledging to take on another 25 apprentices at its sites across the south of the country. The third largest independent accident repair group in the UK works in partnership with with national training provider, Remit Group, delivering apprenticeship programmes in body repair, vehicle refinishing, mechanical electrical and trim (MET) and parts. Dedicated to employee development and career progression, Apollo has already taken on [...]

Why it pays to do an apprenticeship

From higher wages to securing your future career, there's many reasons to do an apprenticeship. But when you're taking a first look into Apprenticeships, it can be nerve wracking, after all, you're deciding your next 12-18 months!Here, we take a look at some of the reasons it pays to do an Apprenticeship!Earn whilst you learnNot only will you be learning your trade from experienced professionals, you’ll be getting paid to do it! Apprenticeships have a [...]

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