Minimum Wage 2019

National minimum wage has gone up again. Apprentices who are under 19 years old or are in their first year of an apprenticeship will now be paid a minimum of £3.90 an hour, that’s a 20p an hour increase.

Minimum Wage has also increased to £8.21 for over 25-year olds which is an increase of 38p an hour.

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Minimum Wage 2019

National minimum wage has gone up again.

Business Administration Apprentice Interview

We interviewed our Business administration apprentice to find out why she decided to do an apprenticeship and what she thinks now. 

Important Reminder: National Insurance contributions for Apprentices

Aware you aware that employers of apprentices under the age of 25 aren’t required to pay secondary Class 1 (employer) National Insurance contributions?

National Apprenticeship Week 2019

We had a busy week here at Steadfast Training Ltd’s head office for National Apprenticeship Week 2019 (4th-8th March). The marketing team were busy on our social media platforms sharing information and photos of some old and new apprentices whilst other members of the team were representing Steadfast Training at job fairs and events across the county.

Apprenticeship Myth Busting

Apprenticeships can be a great way for anyone of any age to start a new career or upskill themselves within a current job role. Even though apprenticeships are becoming more and more popular there are still a lot of ‘myths’ around them. Here are some myths we have busted to prove apprenticeships really are a great option for everyone.