You don`t have to accept the agreement until you`re ready to receive funds or book, but we`ll ask if you`d like to view it when you create a learning account. You can accept the new employer contract from August 20, 2020 in the “Your Organizations and Agreements” section of your account. You must have: the employer agreement is a legal contract between your organization and the Education and Skills Finance Agency (ESFA). They must accept and follow it in order to have access to state resources for the training and evaluation of apprentices. You can also see the agreement and the directions at gov.uk: www.gov.uk/government/publications/agreement-between-an-employer-and-the-education-and-skills-funding-agency-esfa. You can accept it later in “Your Organizations and Agreements.” Amendments to include the recent extension of service to employers who do not pay the apprenticeship levy have been updated to include incentive payments for the hiring of a new apprentice. Due to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), ESFA has decided to postpone the publication of the new employer contract until August 20, 2020. Employers may accept the new agreement at or after that date. Your current agreement (adopted before January 9, 2020) applies to your apprentices admitted until the end of their training or until you accept the new contract. The august 20, 2020 version is a new agreement made available to employers: from 20 August 2020, we ask employers to accept a new employer agreement in order to access the financing of apprentices for new apprentices and to authorise account changes. Only a person with the authority to enter into a legal agreement for your organization can accept the agreement. You can accept the employer contract in your apprenticeship account. You can also check and print your employer agreement by visiting the instructions page.
If your organization accepted the employer agreement on or after January 9, 2020, you are not obliged to accept it again or take action. Employers who have access to learning through the apprenticeship service or who make changes to an existing apprenticeship account must accept the employer agreement with the Education and Qualifications Funding Agency (ESFA). Without the approval of the employer contract, you cannot accept either: on January 9, 2020, we published a new employer contract. The new agreement includes: the general terms and conditions applicable to all employers who use the apprenticeship service to access funds must be used by employers who wish to access funding through the apprenticeship service. Employers can consult and accept the agreement on their account. Employer agreement with ESFA on the remuneration of apprenticeship training providers. The employer contract contains the terms: if your organization has accepted the agreement before January 9, 2020 and has new apprentices on August 20, 2020, you must accept the new employer contract. Any employer who takes care of apprentices must accept an employer agreement. It is the same for all employers and includes the conditions of: employers who hire apprentices in England must accept the employer`s agreement to access state resources through the apprenticeship service.