All employers in England have access to a new, easy-to-use digital apprenticeship service to help them manage
their apprenticeship programme.
In addition to the functions available to all employers, from May 2017 levy-paying employers will be able to
access funding for apprenticeships through their digital account and:
To access their funding, levy-paying employers will need to set up an account on the digital apprenticeship
service from January 2017 using their Government Gateway ID, PAYE scheme details and Companies House
number or equivalent, which company payroll teams should have.