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Sara Mosavi

Sara Mosavi is a research manager at UKCES, working primarily on the UK Futures Programme. Sara joined UKCES in November 2014, after spending three years as editor at The Economist Intelligence Unit.

High-quality labour market intelligence made simple, relevant and local

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Embodying Sheffield’s industrial past, Krantech manufacture complex structures for clients in the oil and gas sector among others. When the company was looking to recruit more young people Paul Wright, one of the directors, took advantage of Skills Made Easy, …

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

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Listening to Business - Captains of Industry illustration

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 …

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 …