Asda

Asda donates £2m to boost apprenticeships in local communities

Companies in London, Leeds and Leicester will receive funding from the donation

Co-op apprentices

Co-op pledges £500k to apprenticeship drive for underrepresented young people

The fund will create opportunities for people most disadvantaged due to systemic prejudice or economic deprivation

Steve Murrells

Co-op could take on ‘hundreds more’ with changes to Apprenticeship Levy

Co-op reserach found  the number of retail apprentices has fallen by about a quarter since 2014/15