We understand that investing in your team’s skills is crucial for driving business success, and that’s why we’re here to help you access the financial support available from the Government. Our goal is to help businesses unlock the potential of their workforce by making training opportunities more accessible and affordable. Here are the reasons why funding can be beneficial for improving staff training:
In today’s competitive landscape, businesses must upskill their workforce to stay ahead. Thankfully, the Government recognises this need and offers a range of funding opportunities to assist businesses like yours in their training initiatives. These funding options may include grants and support for apprenticeship programs. By tapping into these resources, you can significantly reduce training costs and enhance the capabilities of your team. There are a variety of funding options available, such as:
Many employers, such as Channel 4, Royal Mail, and Lloyds Banking Group, as well as public sector organisations like the NHS and British Armed Forces, are utilising the apprenticeship levy to establish a variety of excellent apprenticeship programs.
To learn more about the specific types of funding available for your Workplace, please visit our Funding & Costs for Employers page.
You might wonder if the apprenticeship levy only benefits big businesses. The answer is a resounding “No!” The government has designed the apprenticeship levy to assist employers of all sizes. Smaller businesses with a total annual pay bill of less than £3 million pay just 5% of the cost of their apprenticeship training, while the Government covers the rest. This means that even small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can use apprenticeship funding to invest in developing their employees’ skills.
At Smart Training & Recruitment, we firmly believe that investing in your employees’ development should not be restricted by your company’s size. Whether you’re a large enterprise or a small business, we can help you make the most of government funding available to build a skilled and motivated workforce.
Our team at Smart Training & Recruitment is committed to levelling the playing field and helping businesses of all sizes access the apprenticeship funding they deserve. Whether you’re a large corporation or a growing SME, we can guide you through applying for the apprenticeship levy. We offer personalised consultations to understand your training needs and identify the most suitable apprenticeship programs for your industry.
Understanding the eligibility criteria for government funding is essential for businesses looking to take advantage of these opportunities. Our Smart Training & Recruitment team will work closely with you to determine if your business qualifies for funding. Whether you operate in the business, customer service, education, adult care, hospitality, HR, payroll, leadership, management, manufacturing, or transport and logistics sectors, we can assist you in identifying the funding programs that align with your goals.
Smart Training & Recruitment has a successful history of aiding businesses in obtaining government funding for training. Our knowledgeable consultants are well-versed in the complexities of different funding programs and will assist you throughout the process. We’ll be there with you from the initial assessments to the completion of applications, providing guidance every step of the way.
Contact us today to discover the potential benefits of the government’s apprenticeship levy and find out how Smart Training & Recruitment can assist your business in reaching its training and development objectives.