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Under the University’s financial regulations all applications to outside bodies must be prepared in accordance with University's policy on the costing and pricing of research.
An X5 costing should be created for each outline or full application and submitted into workflow prior to approval and submission of the application by Research Services.
The apprenticeship levy was introduced on 1 April 2017 and is a levy on UK employers to fund new apprenticeships. It is calculated based on 0.5% of basic salary. X5 calculates the levy by calculating a higher NI amount (through an NI rates file). Please select the file applicable to your costing:
Funders who will not pay the levy
Action Medical Research, Alzheimer’s Research UK, Alzheimer's Society, Bloodwise, Breast Cancer Care & Breast Cancer Now, British Academy, BHF, CRUK, Dunhill Medical Trust, Fight for Sight, Healthcare Infection Society, Heart Research UK, Issac Newton Trust, Leukaemia UK, Leverhulme Trust, Multiple Sclerosis Society, Nuffield Foundation, Parkinson’s UK, Prostate Cancer UK, Royal Academy of Engineering, Royal College of Surgeons of England, Royal Society (limited to URF and Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowships as the levy is paid on all other schemes), Stroke Association, The Brain Tumour Charity, Wellbeing of Women.
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