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Business man leaping with quote “Apprentices bring energy, motivation, commitment and valuable ideas that have a positive effect on the whole workforce and increase productivity.”LEAP for business

Why is LEAP good for business?

  • You want to grow your business
  • You want to make a difference to young people
  • You offer employment opportunities, skills and training
  • You enhance the life and economy of the area
  • You understand the importance of apprenticeships and new enterprise for business growth and development

… is this you?

Why you should LEAP…

  • clarity over how to employ an apprentice
  • support in selecting and retaining the right apprentice
  • expand your network and get to know like-minded people
  • pass on your experience to budding entrepreneurs
  • to gain a new, enthusiastic and interested employee
  • to shape new business start ups
  • to receive a grant of up to £1,500 to employ an apprentice*

* The National Apprenticeship Service (NAS) will provide grants of up to £1,500 to employers with up to 50 employees recruiting 16 to 24 year olds in order to encourage employers to develop their business and take on new apprentices.