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Is your wage bill greater than £3m?



If your wage bill is greater than £3m you are a levy payer

More information

More information

If your wage bill is under £3m you will not pay the levy - but things are changing for you too
Less than 50 staff?
- your day just got better!

(16-18 yr old apprentices only)

Your wage bill is over £3m, we can offer the support you need. For free! Try our calculator.

So in a nutshell

  • you will start paying 0.5% of your salary bill into your levy account from 6th April 2017
  • there is an allowance of £15,000 before you start paying (like a tax allowance)
  • the government will also pay in 10% of whatever you pay into your account
  • we then need to agree a price and deliver the training


Quick levy calculator

Must be equal to or greater than 3000000

We are committed to is ensuring you receive the best of service which also limits your liability for levy and keeping it simple!
What we would recommend now is to check your current workforce development needs and arrange to start any apprentices prior to 30th April 2017, this will then leave your levy pot in an advantageous position for the year ahead.

As your Training Provider of Choice, we will provide

FREE support with the Levy funding system

A dedicated account manager with experience in your occupational sector

Quality Training and Assessment

Access to supporting grants and workforce development solutions

Tel: 01912653003 and ask for Andrew or Guy for more information

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Why us


MCQ have delivered apprenticeships for over 20 years and have built a name you can rely on and trust.
We are your training provider of choice.


Our trainers and assessors are extremely well qualified and experienced in their field.

We only use proven professionals and that matters to us.


Ofsted Grade “Good” and our latest inspection was March 2016

Skills for Care endorsed training

City & Guilds, Pearson's, NCFE, OCN accredited and moderated provision

We provide the training your inspection team and local authority demand.