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Latest Comments
  • Catherine
    Re: Your Rights as an Apprentice
    My daughter was taken on as an apprentice in Sept 2014. As yet she has not been given any written or verbal terms and conditions…
    31 January 2015
  • Shortie36
    Re: Working Hours and Holidays
    I work 6 hour shift as a apprentice and I only get 5 min break a day how anyone can think anyone can work 6 hrs between 9-3 and have…
    31 January 2015
  • Catherine
    Re: Your Rights as an Apprentice
    My daughter was taken on as an apprentice in Sept 2014. As yet she has not been given any written or verbal terms and conditions…
    31 January 2015
  • amanda
    Re: Apprentices' Frequently Asked Questions
    My son is 19 and in an apprenticeship. They treat him terribly changing his hours and days off at a whim. Giving him…
    30 January 2015
  • AnApprenticeship
    Re: Your Rights as an Apprentice
    @Dave - Yes, judging by what you say, you should. Here are the Acas guidelines here . I also suggest you give Acas a quick call on…
    30 January 2015
  • AnApprenticeship
    Re: Your Rights as an Apprentice
    @Katie - you don't say how old you are, but I have added a National Minimum Wage table herewhich should help. Also, I would advise…
    30 January 2015
  • AnApprenticeship
    Re: Wages and Funding for Apprentices
    @angi12350 - yes, the downside to apprenticeships for families is that they lose child benefit and child tax credits when a…
    30 January 2015
  • Dave
    Re: Your Rights as an Apprentice
    Hello. I'm an apprentice and I am wondering if I should get getting NMW as I'm over 19 and have completed my first year of the…
    29 January 2015
  • AnApprenticeship
    Re: Health and Safety for Apprentices
    @cops - Apprentices have the same maternity rights as employees including the right to take reasonable time off for…
    29 January 2015
  • Martyn
    Re: Your Rights as an Apprentice
    @Dora - unfortunately many apprenticeships are guilty of trying to get apprentices to carry out unpaid overtime. It depends upon…
    29 January 2015
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