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The captains' view: how to develop world-class leaders and managers post-recession

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Between December 2014 and April 2015, Ipsos MORI surveyed 100 Captains of Industry and followed up with 20 in-depth interviews on behalf of UKCES, focusing on management and leadership skills. Captains are executive board-level directors and chairs from the top …

UKCES Masterclass: Does education do enough to make young people vote?

UKCES Masterclass: Does education do enough to make young people vote?

In our latest guest blog, Dr Jan Germen Janmaat, reader in Comparative Social Science at University College London Institute of Education, discusses the key points from his latest UKCES Masterclass on the influence of educational pathways on active citizenship. You can …

Business needs to open their doors to inspire young people about STEM careers

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School children listening to a talk hosted by Your Life

Today’s UKCES report showing that 43% of vacancies in STEM roles are hard to fill due to a shortage of applicants with the required skills will be met with concern across industry and government. The value of careers in the …

The extra gear: the role of management and leadership in boosting productivity

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The UK’s productivity puzzle has politicians, economists and commentators scratching their heads. While the economic recovery has been marked by rising employment, productivity growth has not followed. In fact, had productivity continued to rise at the pre-recession rate, it would …