• it is now better value for employers to take on young apprentices
  • employers look to save around £1,000 a year when employing an apprentice earning £16,000
  • apprenticeships give young people the chance to learn while earning

Employers of young apprentices are set to save thousands of pounds after the government abolished employer National Insurance contributions for apprentices under 25 years of age.

The change, which came into effect on 6 April 2016, will make hiring an apprentice even better value for employers across the country.

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