We offer a free apprenticeship recruitment service to help you find the right candidate for your apprenticeship vacancies and can help with initial screening and shortlisting. We also provide information on any government funding that is available and the apprenticeship levy. You will be given a dedicated account manager who will support you throughout the training.
Employer Incentives for hiring an Apprentice
The government provide incentive payments to firms who recruit an Apprentice for their business. In March 2021, the Government increased Incentives to encourage more Employers to take on an Apprentice.
The amount of the incentive payment depends on the age of the Apprentice.
Employers will now receive £3,000 for new employees of any age who start their Apprenticeship between 1st April 2021 and 30th September 2021.
Additional Employer Grants
In addition to this you will also receive an additional £1,000 if you hire an apprentice aged 16-18.
Recruiting an Apprentice
Next Step Apprenticeships offer a FREE recruitment service to help you find the perfect apprentice for your business.