Employers who hire a new apprentice between 1 August 2020 and 31 January 2021 can claim financial incentives from the government.
This is to help businesses and the economy recover from the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
For apprentices aged:
16 to 24, you’ll receive £2,000
25 and over, you’ll receive £1,500
This payment is in addition to the existing £1,000 you’ll already get for taking on an apprentice who is:
aged 16 to 18 years old
under 25 and has an education, health and care plan or has been in the care of their local authority