Stoke-on-Trent & Staffordshire LEP News | County council latest to sign up to the Apprenticeship Levy Transfer Fund

A scheme set up by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) to fund apprenticeship training for small businesses has supported 1,000 local people – helping the region’s economy to recover from Covid-19 by boosting jobs and skills.

More than 1,000 apprentices have now benefited from the Apprenticeship Levy Transfer Fund set up by the WMCA, in which large employers pledge their unspent levy to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the West Midlands.

Staffordshire County Council has become one of the latest employers to join the scheme, contributing more than £500,000 of its unspent apprenticeship levy.

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