Sector faces £12m apprenticeship hit - every month

By Dan Peters | 21 November 2018

Local government could lose up to £12m per month from June after struggling to spend funds from the Apprenticeship Levy, initial estimates have suggested.

Councils have spent just 10% of its levy funds so far and local government is on course to meet 36% of its share of the public sector target in the first year, with no solid indications yet this will increase significantly in year two, according to a Smith Square report.

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