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The Apprenticeship Reform and Levy (321)

CIPD Lancashire Branch

Wednesday, 2 November 2016 from 18:30 to 20:00 (GMT)

The Apprenticeship Reform and Levy  (321)

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Member (free) 2 Nov 2016 Free £0.00
CIPD Student (free) 2 Nov 2016 Free £0.00
Non member (£5 inc VAT & Booking fee) 2 Nov 2016 £5.00 £0.00
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The Apprenticeship Reform and Levy

Summary:The Apprenticeship Reforms and Levy – an opportunity for Lancashire businesses.  Find out more about how you can maximise the opportunity, get involved and be aware of the legal aspects when employing Apprentices.

1  Dr Michele Lawty-Jones – Director of Lancashire Skills Hub
Dr Lawty-Jones will be contributing to a session on the apprenticeship reforms and apprenticeship levy – what it means to Lancashire employers, how apprenticeships can help tackle issues of an ageing workforce in Lancashire and replacement demand, as well as what the reforms and levy look like wit discussion on how to prepare and how to engage.

2  Ruth Rule-Mullen – Employment Partner, Forbes Solicitors - Providing information on the legal aspects employers need to be aware of, when employing Apprentices.

3  Joanne L Pickering – Director of HR, Training & Quality, Forbes Solicitors & Ambassador for the North West National Apprenticeship Service

Overview on employing Apprentices and what benefits they can bring to your business.

4  Frankie Haggerty, Apprentice & Paralegal, Forbes Solicitors & Young Ambassador for Lancashire

On being an Apprentice and how Frankie has developed during the course of her Apprenticeship.

Speaker: Joanne Pickering and The Lancashire Skills Board

The Lancashire Skills and Employment Hub supports the work of the Lancashire Enterprise Partnership and the Skills and Employment Board, working with businesses, partners and stakeholders to ensure a balanced, skilled and inclusive labour market which underpins and contributes to economic well-being and growth across the County. 

Times:  6.30pm for 7pm until 8pm approx

Tea and coffee and buffet at the start for networking, feek free to stay afterwards to chat and network.

Free to members and students Non Members £5 contribution (includes vat and booking fee)

For extra information Contact:   Jenny Bond

Do you have questions about The Apprenticeship Reform and Levy (321)? Contact CIPD Lancashire Branch

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Samlesbury Sports & Social Club, (BAe Canberra Club)
Myerscough Rd
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 2 November 2016 from 18:30 to 20:00 (GMT)

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CIPD Lancashire Branch

The CIPD Lancashire Branch provides opportunities for its 2300 members to network with local HR and L&D professionals, to continue with their professional development and remain up to date with HR issues. There is an active programme of events through the year for further details just click on the event you are interested in and you can then book your place online.

Unless otherwise stated branch events are free for CIPD members and non members to attend. 

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The Lancashire Branch is part of the CIPD Northern Area Partnership who hold an annual Conference in June every year. For details and to book your place visit the NAP page 

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