Ruth Canham-James

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Ruth Canham-James commented,

I agree Eleanor, but the DAS then should perhaps sto...

I agree Eleanor, but the DAS then should perhaps stop referring to it as "Planned End Date"! Since it doesn't make any difference anyway, I can't get that worried about it.

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Ruth Canham-James commented,

The latest response about levy account holders who d...

The latest response about levy account holders who don't pay the levy: We are aware that there may be instances that an employer has previously been flagged as being a 'levy-payer' but hasn't paid...

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Ruth Canham-James commented,

Zaheer Patel It's mostly just this (the bit in bold ...

Zaheer Patel It's mostly just this (the bit in bold is actually a table that can have multiple apprentices): We have received some government funding body (ESFA) reports that show that you have ha...

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Ruth Canham-James commented,

It ultimately doesn't matter. As you say, the paymen...

It ultimately doesn't matter. As you say, the payments are based on the ILR data. the difference of using the PED or the estimated EPA end date in DAS may possibly make a small difference in the em...

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Ruth Canham-James commented,

I've yet to see what the claim will look like, will ...

I've yet to see what the claim will look like, will it not be split at all, just one big block? We've got a lot of thinking to do about how/what/how much we claim for TL and the evidence to support...

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Tailored Learning and ASF in the same year

We're going to be doing Tailored Learning next year to replace some activity that was previously non-regulated AEB (we've never done Community Learning). Some of the adults have historically done a...

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Ruth Canham-James commented,

Thanks Chris Roberts 😊 That's really useful advice. ...

Thanks Chris Roberts 😊 That's really useful advice. I'm still not sure what to do with the aim record for a partially completed Industry Placement. Withdrawal or Fail? Does it really matter?

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Ruth Canham-James commented,

We had one like that. Whilst we're not supposed to e...

We had one like that. Whilst we're not supposed to estimate the Assessment Price, I argued that entering the highest 1:1 price was a reasonable assumption. If any apprentices then ended up getting ...

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Ruth Canham-James commented,

This web page says not. If you don't need students t...

This web page says not. If you don't need students to be able to get HE loans, it's up to you. I'm not sure what the benefits would be with those sort of courses, and you also have to pay, and can ...

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Ruth Canham-James commented,

As Ben says, as long as both parties agree, it doesn...

As Ben says, as long as both parties agree, it doesn't matter why. It happened to us during COVID when some businesses were too busy to allow apprentices to continue with OTJ for a period, so they ...