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Benefits to Business

Over 130,000 companies offer Apprenticeship places because they understand the benefits that apprentices bring to their business.


  • 96% of employers have reported a benefit to their business
  • 72% of businesses report improved productivity as a result
    of employing an apprentice
  • 66% of employers reported improved product or service,
    the introduction of new ideas to the organisation, improved staff morale
    and better staff retention
  • Businesses that offer Apprenticeships view them as beneficial to their long-term development
  • Apprenticeships enable businesses to grow their skills base
  • The average Apprenticeship completer increases business productivity
    by £214 per week
  • Employers think that qualified apprentices are 15% more employable than those
    with other qualifications


Sources: Changing the pace CBI/Pearson Education and Skills Survey 2013 - - - Cebr, Productivity Matters Report, March 2013)


To learn more about how First Rung Apprenticeships can benefit your business, please contact Trusha Patel, Lead Employer Development Coordinator on 07399 446 869 or email