Quite why GOV.UK feels the need to launch it’s own apprenticeship service linked up to The National Apprenticeship Service is anyone’s guess. One can only imagine it’s to make it easier to force the people leaving school and other young people into minimum wage dodging 40 hour weeks under the ‘earn or learn’ rhetoric. I mean, they can see if you have registered or not, send you notifications of new apprenticeships and see what you’ve applied for.
Where have I seen this before? Oh yeah…
And we all know what a roaring success Universal benefit snatch has been.
But in the meantime let’s go after employers who dodge minimum wage.