Survey after survey shows that hiring apprentices helps businesses to develop a motivated, skilled and qualified workforce – as well as improving their productivity and competitive edge.

The apprentices you take on and train can become a vital part of your organisation and its future effectiveness. They’ll improve their basic skills and learn new ones on the job – while soaking up your individual culture and ways of working as they go.

Apprenticeships give you a way to nurture potential talent, provide real opportunities for future progression and develop people into the skilled, productive workers you need for the future.

They can help you develop the specialist skills you need to keep pace with the latest technology and best practices in your sector.

And they give you the best possible chance of creating a committed, motivated and loyal team that can grow with you as your business develops.