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5th March, 2019

North East LEP takes a close look at why it pays to employ an apprentice.

Employing apprentices can bring fresh ideas and new energy to business - North East LEP has established an Apprenticeship Toolkit to help employers judge the benefits of employing an apprentice.

North East LEP takes a  close look at why it pays to employ an apprentice.

Why employ an apprentice?

An engaged apprentice can add real value to your business. Employers with established apprenticeship programmes have reported productivity improvements of 76%, while 75% have seen measurable quality improvements in their products and services.

Thanks to new government funding schemes - including the apprenticeship levy - apprenticeships play an important part in building a skilled, motivated and qualified workforce that can help your business soar.

Start your business’ apprenticeship journey by exploring the free support on offer in the North East.

Find an Apprentice Provider
Take a look at the assembled top resources to guide you through employing an apprentice. Click through to the toolkit to find out more.