Apprenticeship starts down by 24%

A year on from the introduction of the apprenticeship levy, official statistics show the number of people starting an apprenticeship has fallen by almost a quarter. Figures published by the Department for Education reveal that from August 2017 to January 2018, the...

Landlords face tenant fees ban

Landlords may be forced to absorb extra fees under rules proposed by draft legislation, which would ban fees charged to tenants. The draft tenant fees bill, which was published on 11 November 2017, would prohibit landlords and letting agents from imposing certain fees...