Entries by Joanne Johnstone


As an employer you must appoint someone competent to help you meet your Health and safety duties. This must be a Competent Person who is someone with the necessary skills, knowledge and experience to manage Health and Safety. Recently we have seen big increases in fines distributed to companies who are breaching Health and Safety […]

Changes to the Apprenticeship Co-Investment Fee

The Government have announced changes to the Co-Investment Fee for Non Levy Apprenticeship Employers. For new Apprenticeship starts from 1 April 2019, this co-investment rate is changing. Employers who employ a learner above the age of 19 or have over 50 employees, will pay 5% towards to the cost of Apprenticeship training, and the Government […]

National Apprenticeships Week 2019

KITS are supporting National Apprenticeships Week 2019. Apprenticeships are a great alternative to University and for anyone wanting a career Engineering or Motor Vehicle Mechanics, an apprenticeship can be the best way to enter the industry. Specialising in only Engineering and Motor Vehicle – KITS are industry experts and work with hundreds of local manufacturing, […]