DD1166 GLA participation in the new CIPFA apprentice scheme

Type of decision: 
Director's decision
Date signed: 
21 July 2014
Decision by: 
Martin Clarke, Executive Director, Resources

Executive summary

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy (CIPFA) has recently launched a finance apprenticeship scheme. The first tranche of apprentices recruited will be employed by CIPFA for a fixed period of one year starting in September 2014.

The GLA is keen to be involved in this innovative scheme and has decided to accept two placements from CIPFA for the period September 2014 to August 2015 at a total cost to the GLA of £55,000.

This decisions accords with the key Mayoral priority of supporting apprenticeships.

Part 1: Non-confidential facts and advice