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The UK's tourism industry - which is worth £126bn to the economy- is at risk of grinding to a halt due to a growing skills gap and record number of visitors, council leaders have warned.
London’s business leaders have called for a ‘radical overhaul’ of the Apprenticeship Levy and warned changes need to be made to skills provision.
Councils have called for more powers to help address the skills shortage as report shows nearly all jobs will soon be closed to people without qualifications.
As we stand on the cusp of another age of automation, Andrew Carter says cities need to prepare and adapt to the coming changes to prosper in the future.
The Government has pledged £28m to provide disadvantaged children and young people with education and training.
The department of education today announced it will be investing nearly £12m in projects aimed at helping adults learn new skills.
Women working in the construction industry are very much in the minority, but they could be a valuable source of much-needed skills. Mark Whitehead attended a round table discussion focusing on the issue and considering some solutions.
The new mayor of Sheffield City Region should quickly introduce a ‘clean air charge’ when they take office, address skills gaps and bolster commercial centres, according to a think tank.
Automation and globalisation may help boost jobs across the country but they will also compound the North/South divide, a report has warned today.
Councils should be allowed to spend the money returned from the Apprenticeship Levy beyond the two-year deadline, according to the Local Government Association (LGA).