Government urged to remove barriers to employer investment in apprenticeships
As employers wait for a Government consultation, City & Guilds Group's latest research, Flex for Success? reveals 92% say they want to see greater flexibility in how they can spend funds, with 93% citing some form of blocker to investing in apprenticeships.
Employers risk fuelling UK skills crisis
New research from ILM – the UK’s leading specialist provider of leadership qualifications – reveals that almost two thirds (62%) of UK professionals say they are not “very well equipped” to do their job. Even more workers (69%) feel unprepared for the changing workplace, warning that they will need to acquire new skills in order to do their job in the next two to five years.