Research shows that 89% of employers taking on an apprentice see benefits to their business and an average boost in productivity of £214 a week. Similarly, 90% of apprentices stay in employment after an apprenticeship, and a quarter receive a promotion within 12 months of finishing.
This National Apprenticeship Week (14 to 18 March 2016) see how apprenticeships can help you or your business rise to the top.
If you are between 16 to 24 years old and looking to boost your skills and gain valuable work experience, take a look at the apprenticeships available at Westminster City Council.
In 2015 we took on more than 50 apprentices, and are currently looking to hire a Sports and Leisure Support Apprentice, a Digital Apprentice, and a Business Support Apprentice, among others.
Taking on an apprentice is a great way to bring fresh ideas and enthusiasm to your business, while securing future recruitment needs and supporting local youth to tap into the opportunities available in Westminster.
Find out more about recruiting a junior member of staff through the London Apprenticeship Company.