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10 May 2022 08:39
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Simon Liversedge commented, 10 May 2022 08:39
It says the apprentice is not to contribute towards eligible costs in the rules and doesn't mention not to contribute at all so think the employer I have is looking at that. I did ad...
Simon Liversedge commented, 09 May 2022 14:43
Did you get an answer on this? I have the same question today and read it as an ineligible cost so it can't come out of levy funds and can't see anything stopping the employer making the...
Simon Liversedge commented, 29 April 2022 13:02
Thanks Ruth always reassuring to hear someone else has come to the same conclusion. As long as learning is documented then I can't see there would be a clawback if it were picked up only a manageme...
Simon Liversedge commented, 28 April 2022 13:31
Yes that's what we are doing. Not saying it is the right way but I can't see we have any other options as we can't tell a learner that they can't use x amount of weeks work and OTJ due to admin. We...
Simon Liversedge commented, 28 April 2022 11:32
We had exactly this debate not so long ago. I spoke to an auditor who said they would be fine with paperwork and agreements being late but he wouldn't expect them to be much older than a f...
Simon Liversedge commented, 05 April 2022 15:47
We work with GMCA and they say you have to plan to cover at least 70% of the GLH in your delivery plan. If the learner does not turn up for the full hours its fine but you have to plan to deliver a...
Simon Liversedge commented, 04 March 2022 15:01
I tried to find anyone who had been through audit with Cognasist under new funding rules on learning support but was unable to find anyone. Would be really interested to speak to you if you are cur...
Simon Liversedge commented, 02 March 2022 10:42
Ha ha thanks Steve that songs going to be stuck in my head all day now!
Simon Liversedge commented, 02 March 2022 09:43
The employer is a UK employer that we already deliver an apprenticeship programme to. They have staff working overseas but would also like them to complete the same programme. As they are not livin...
Simon Liversedge commented, 25 February 2022 11:53
Seems really unfair that you have to process them as withdrawals if there is more than a 30 day gap in-between employers. I know of providers that use BILs for this and I can see why....