As part of National Apprenticeship Week the BSA has surveyed members to gauge their experiences of the Apprenticeship Levy since its implementation last April. The response reveals a mixed picture in terms of take-up and members have also identified a number of areas where the levy might be improved in future.
The BSA has published a new briefing paper looking at the opportunities and challenges arising from the use of AI within public services. Digital public services is a key theme for the BSA this year, with a series of events looking at the application of new technologies to service delivery across different sectors.
This note summarises the contribution providers of business services make to inclusive growth across Scotland. It also highlights the central importance of the commissioning process in building on this work to deliver sustainable and inclusive growth.