Skip to main content

Forging Futures: the key to closer university and employer working

Posted by: , Posted on: - Categories: Higher Education, Skills and training

As a Commissioner for the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) and a vice-chancellor, I’m very interested in the contribution that universities can make to high level skills. The jobs of the future will increasingly need higher skills, particularly …

A great time to address the training and skills gap

Posted by: , Posted on: - Categories: Employer ownership, Investment, Skills and training
Glass bottles being produced

As the professional body for the industry, for decades we have looked to support and grow glass manufacturing in the UK. To do so we have had to identify the threats to the industry. Working with established research providers such …

It’s good to share – insights from the Skills Show

Posted by: , Posted on: - Categories: Employer ownership
Photo showing the UKCES closing presentation at the Skills Show

Partnership. It’s the new buzzword. But what does it actually mean? The concept is simple; shared ownership brings shared benefits. For employers this means collaborating with other businesses in their supply chains, colleges, universities or even training providers to develop …