Is there an IT skills gap? If there is can the apprenticeship levy close it?

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Is there an IT skills gap? If there is can the apprenticeship levy close it?

The incoming apprenticeship levy will be very good for the IT sector, predicts QA's Ben Sweetman

The apprenticeship levy is a charge payable by all UK employers with annual salary bills of more than £3m. It comes into force in April 2017 and is projected to raise up to £3bn a year by 2019-20 to cover...

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