Over-60s ‘rebadged as apprentices' to cut down wage bills

Shadow Business Secretary Chuka Umunna MP and Daniel Zeichner joined forces to highlight the problem of over 60s Daniel_Zeichner_CU.jpgworkers being “rebadged” as apprentices.

Chuka Umunna MP said: “We’ve witnessed the historic apprenticeship brand being tarnished as training for employees who are already in work has been re-badged under the apprenticeship label. As a result, we’ve seen a huge spike in over-60s taking apprenticeships while the number of young people taking apprenticeships has fallen."

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