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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 Rashmi Joshi, Development Manager on 020 8201 3111 or email