Aviva pledges £100k to support apprenticeships in South West

Insurance giant Aviva has pledged £100,00 to support apprenticeships across the West of England as the UK marks National Apprenticeship Week. The Share to Support scheme is an initiative run by the West of England Combined Authority (Weca) and Western Training Provider Network.
The scheme sees apprentice-levy paying employers passing on their unused levy funds so that more apprenticeships can be created by small employers.
Aviva, which has a large base in Stoke Gifford in South Gloucestershire, joins a growing list of big regional and national employers – Airbus, GKN and Southern Co-op among them – taking part in the scheme, which has already funde …