We aim to utilise the fund to meet our clients’ strategic objectives and achieve their ambitions for their employees and organisations.
We support the Government’s ambition of using the levy to improve productivity along with its commitment to fund additional Levy funds to 90%. We believe it's an opportunity that businesses should grasp.
We believe that the Levy is an important addition in the skills development landscape. At the same time as the levy launched, the Apprenticeship Reforms took place. These reforms were of equal significance as they modified what is known and described as an apprenticeship.
- Apprenticeships are now available to Level 7
- They are available to people who are employed as well as new starters
- People who already have a primary qualification can take a second qualification as long as it is not the same or similar to the primary qualification
Henley Business School’s offer is broadly for people who have been employed for a period of time and are seeking to improve and develop their skills.
We offer closed and open cohorts. Closed cohorts are delivered in line with our clients’ strategic requirements. These allow our academic staff to direct learning projects towards strategic objectives that the organisations are trying to meet.
Notwithstanding the requirement to deliver the levy training, the Henley's philosophy is to use levy funds to meet the strategic ambitions of the client, based on an analysis of need within the business.
Examples for current clients include:
- Developing emerging talent to meet the needs of an ageing workforce
- Implementing new project streams, such as disruptive technologies or new work-streams
- Synthesising culture during and post-merger/acquisition
- Implementing re-engineering or growth strategies