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Industry news: Employability and skills

Skills gap is growing warns CBI

05 November 2018   (0 Comments)

New research from the CBI says more than three-quarters (79%) of businesses expect to increase the number of higher-skilled roles over the coming years while two-thirds (66%) fear that there will be a lack of sufficiently skilled people to fill vacancies. 

When asked about the impact of the apprenticeship levy, the report highlighted a drop in the number of firms offering apprenticeship programmes (from 83% in 2017 to 70% in 2018).

 

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