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VAT registration thresholds

The thresholds for registering for VAT or joining a VAT accounting scheme from 1 April 2017.

VAT guide (Notice 700)

The guide to Value Added Tax (VAT) about the rules and procedures.

Help and support for VAT

Get help with VAT by using videos, webinars, online courses and email updates from HMRC.

Qualifications and public funding

The role of qualifications in adult, publicly funded further education.


Information and support to: Become an apprentice, employ an apprentice, apprenticeship levy and funding for apprenticeships.

Employing an apprentice

You can get help from the government to pay for apprenticeship training.

Search for apprenticeship standards

New apprenticeship standards are developed by employer groups known as ‘trailblazers’.