Lunch and Learn: Why you should hire an apprentice for your small business

Alison King
Alison KingMD and FounderBespoke HR

Posted: Mon 30th Jan 2023

In this Lunch and Learn, Katy Wade, learning and development manager at Bespoke HR, explains why hiring an apprentice could hugely benefit your business.

Apprenticeships are no longer just for big businesses. There are now over 500 apprenticeships available, from business support and admin assistants to dog groomers, hairdressers and therapists.

Seventy-eight per cent of employers reported productivity improving after they introduced an apprenticeship scheme to their business. If you're looking for an additional resource in your business, could an apprentice be the answer?

To find out more, connect with Alison King on Enterprise Nation.

Key takeaways from this session:

  • How to recruit an apprentice and how an apprenticeship scheme works

  • Types of apprenticeships available and how to choose the right one for your business

  • Understand what funding is available to small businesses

Alison King
Alison KingMD and FounderBespoke HR
We offer flexible outsourced HR services, delivered onsite or remotely.   As little or as much HR as you need, when you need it. As a small business ourselves, we understand the unique challenges you face. Our services include: Appraisals, performance reviews & development. HR documentation. Disciplinaries Employment law advice Recruitment Redundancies Settlement agreements Sickness and absence management. Whether you have a one off project, would like regular assistance or just want to call us on a ad-hoc basis, we have a cost effective solution for you either on a retained or pay as you go service. Each of our clients are treated individually and our services can be adapted to suit your specific needs and requirements. We work with companies who employ just one member of staff to several hundred employees.   We also provide outsourced HR services to take away the headache of payroll calculations and deductions to make sure that your staff get paid on time. 

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