Skills shortages

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UK employers suffer ‘labour supply shock’ as migrant worker numbers fall

There has been a “reversal” in the number of migrants in workplaces as both EU and non-EU workers lose interest...

Two-thirds of businesses concerned about high-skilled roles

5 Nov 2018

Two-thirds of businesses are worried that they will not be able to find sufficiently skilled people to fill high-skilled roles,...

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Retention of teachers becomes urgent as pupil numbers soar

2 Nov 2018

School leaders in the state sector face having to fill increasing numbers of vacancies, with lack of job satisfaction a...

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How we can fix the apprenticeship levy

8 Oct 2018

Employers have an opportunity to shape the future of apprenticeships when the government publishes a consultation on the apprenticeship levy’s...

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Brexit threat to men in manual jobs with few qualifications

5 Oct 2018

Male manual workers with few qualifications will be most affected by new trade barriers when the UK leaves the EU,...

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Half of UK workers have wrong skills for their job

3 Oct 2018

Around half of the UK workforce could be in the wrong job based on their skills level, according to the...

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Apprenticeship levy reforms revealed by chancellor

1 Oct 2018

Employers will be able to transfer a quarter of their apprenticeship levy-subsidised training fund to another organisation, under a package...

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How digital trends are changing the role of HR (webinar)

19 Sep 2018

ON DEMAND | Not a day goes by without a news story highlighting the impact of digital technology on people’s jobs, but how...

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Brexit: How can HR keep EU workers in the UK?

18 Sep 2018

As the Brexit negotiations approach their final months, Louise Haycock provides a pragmatic analysis of what employers can do to...

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Job automation: more than half of workers will need reskilling by 2022

17 Sep 2018

More than half (54%) of the workforce will need reskilling in the next five years as emerging technologies such as...

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Four in five employees lack skills for their future role

6 Sep 2018

Eighty per cent of employees do not have the skills needed for their current and future roles according to research...

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Migration experts highlight Brexit risks for low-skilled jobs

31 Aug 2018

A new study on how low-skilled roles will be filled in the UK after Brexit has warned that alternatives to...

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How on-demand data officers can help fill the knowledge gap

31 Aug 2018

Data is an invaluable resource for driving commercial decision-making yet a dearth of people with the requisite skills in the...

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Digital Skills Innovation Fund launched to improve diversity in tech sector

28 Aug 2018

The government has launched a £1m fund aimed at boosting gender, ethnic and social diversity in digital and technology roles....

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Employers unprepared to offer T-level work placements

22 Aug 2018

Three-quarters of employers feel they would not be able to offer T-level students the minimum amount of work experience required...

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