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Industry news: Technology & Innovation

Over half of workers lack essential digital skills

12 June 2019   (0 Comments)
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More than half of UK adults (54%) do not have the essential digital skills needed for work, such as sharing documents by attaching to an email and using online payments. 

Those with workplace digital skills earn on average £12,500 more per year, the latest Lloyds Bank Consumer Digital Index has revealed.

Margot James, Minister for Digital and the Creative Industries, said: "Digital skills are now a near universal demand in job adverts. Today’s report finds that people using the internet for work has risen to more than half of the population."

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