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A great time to address the training and skills gap

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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

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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 …

Employers should be the owners of the UK’s vocational education system

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Over the past two decades governments of all hues have driven reform and expansion of the country's vocational skills system, with some notable successes.  But the fact is we've become less competitive globally on skills, and for many employers the …