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DiVA has got you covered with the latest news on the changes to apprenticeships and how they will impact employers and candidates.

Apprenticeship Networking Event for Businesses, 8th March 9am – 10:30am

Posted 14th February 2018

Why take on an apprentice? Not to be viewed as cheap labour, apprentices are smart, digitally savvy ambitious individuals who can help your business prosper. Come and meet Apprentices and listen as UK entrepreneurs reveal the business benefits of hiring an apprentice.

DiVA is delighted to collaborate with the BRIT Trust and BPI in the delivery of the BRITs Apprentice Scheme

Posted 19th October 2017

Talented youngsters will get the chance to kick-start their careers in the recorded music industry thanks to a new apprenticeship scheme created by the BPI and funded by money raised by the BRIT Awards. The BRITs Apprentice Scheme will give ten young people from England and Wales a unique, high quality, paid opportunity to work […]

We did it!! Double Award Win for DiVA

Posted 1st October 2017

We are pleased to announce that DiVA was awarded SME Business of the Year, and their very own Arit Eminue was crowned Entrepreneur of the Year at the Precious Awards 2017, which were held at a lavish ceremony in the iconic Waldorf Hotel in central London. The double award win follows what has been a […]

Double award nominations for our DiVA!

Posted 10th September 2017

  We’re thrilled to announce our founder & director, Arit Eminue has been named as a finalist in this year’s Forward Ladies National Awards 2017 and the PRECIOUS Awards. Her passion and determination to make DiVA Apprenticeships succeed has paid off as Arit has been shortlisted in the London and the South regional heat of […]

How do I set up my levy account online?

Posted 23rd June 2017

Struggling to set up your levy account on the Digital Apprenticeship Service platform? Here are some helpful tips to get you started.

7 tips to help you recover your apprenticeship levy

Posted 6th April 2017

Today marks the start of the government’s new Apprenticeship Levy, a 0.5% tax on wage bills of more than £3million per year. If you’re an employer in scope for the tax and still unsure how to get started, you’re not alone. Research conducted by the City and Guilds skills group revealed that almost a quarter […]

DiVA Makes the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers

Posted 14th March 2017

DiVA is pleased to that we have been accepted on to the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers (RoATP). As a main provider this means DiVA will be able to: Deliver apprenticeship training to employers that will pay the Apprenticeship Levy, for any apprenticeships that start on or after 1st May 2017 Deliver apprenticeship training to […]

Too old to be an Apprentice? Here are six reasons why we feel apprenticeships are for old folk too!

Posted 8th March 2017

Here are six reasons why we feel Apprenticeships are a win-win for mature folk and their employers.

Just hired your first apprentice? Here are some helpful tips to get you off to a good start.

Posted 3rd January 2017

So, you’ve taken the plunge and hired your first apprentice! Here are some helpful tips to get you and your apprentice off to a good start. 1. Sign on the dotted line Have an Apprenticeship Agreement in place outlining the terms and conditions of the apprenticeship along with the title of the occupation they are […]

Apprenticeship funding: how will it work?

Posted 6th November 2016

There are so many updates on the apprenticeship reforms it’s hard to keep up!  Just last week the government released more documents in response to the consultation on apprenticeship funding, which started on 12th August 2016. To help employers make sense of the changes to the proposals released earlier this summer, (which are outlined in […]