Apprenticeship starts fall by 31%

The number of people starting apprenticeships has dropped by 31% compared to the last academic year, according to the Department for Education. Between August 2017 and May 2018 there were 315,900 apprenticeship starts, compared to 457,200 the same time the year...

Micro-firms ‘uncertain’ about auto-enrolment

Smaller employers may require more support in operating workplace pension schemes through auto-enrolment, statistics from the Department for Work and Pensions show. Both small employers (defined as those with 5 to 29 workers) and micro-employers (with 1 to 4 workers)...