27th November - Law News

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FOCUS OF THE DAY: Some 200 law firms could fall within the scope of the new apprenticeship levy of 0.5% on company payrolls, preliminary analysis of the new measure suggests. The levy, announced in the spending review yesterday, will be imposed on businesses with wage bills of over £3m a year and be charged from April 2017. The government says the scheme will raise £3bn a year by 2019-20 and fund three million apprenticeships. Full story - The Law Society Gazette

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