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Employers reasons for offering apprenticeships in the UK 2016

The statistic displays the main reasons employers in the United Kingdom started offering apprenticeships in 2016. Of respondents, 39 percent advised that it was a good way to get skilled staff, while two percent said it was a way to help to community, as part of their corporate social responsibility in 2016.

Main reasons for offering apprenticeships among businesses in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2016*

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Release date

June 2017


United Kingdom

Survey time period

May to August, 2016

Number of respondents

1,424 respondents

Special properties

Businesses who have started offering Apprenticeships in the last 3 years

Method of interview

Computer-assisted telephone interviews (CATI)

Supplementary notes

* 'Don't knows' and 'Other' excluded.
Percentage points exceed 100 percent probably due to multiple answers being possible.

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