Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic many UK employers struggled to fill job vacancies due to a lack of workers with the right skills. The situation was exacerbated by Brexit, which saw many skilled...
The UK government will today introduce its new Skills and Post-16 Education Bill which it hopes will be the rocket fuel needed to level up the workforce post-pandemic.
The UK’s skills gap has been widened to a more troubling 'capabilities' gap, according to new research by learning and development provider Avado.
The Government’s Skills for Jobs initiative is one of several positive initiatives for businesses and individuals as the country recovers from the impact of Covid and builds for the future.
Employers are optimistic about hiring again after the substantial negative impact the pandemic has had on the job market, according to the CIPD.
The introduction of the Lifetime Skills Guarantee, announced in the Queen's Speech yesterday (11 May), has been broadly welcomed although there are concerns it will not do enough to protect young...
The majority (79%) of UK employees on furlough say they are considering applying to jobs below their skill level.
Over half (51%) of furloughed UK employees are considering a career change, according to new research by IT management company NTT DATA UK.