Skills for business centre stage

October 2003
Management Services;Oct2003, Vol. 47 Issue 10, p7
Academic Journal
A drive to identify and deliver the skills that employers need to raise productivity in Great Britain is at the heart of the government Skills Strategy. Professor Mike Campbell, Director of Policy and Research at the Sector Skills Development Agency, welcomed the major new role for employers at the heart of government policy. Skills for Business, consisting of the Sector Skills Development Agency and a network of employer-led Sector Skills Councils, has been charged with a major new role in the delivery of the government's Skills Strategy. Essential to achieving the skills supply-demand balance is the ability to employ a sector-based approach. The role and purpose of the Skills for Business Network is to promote productivity and profitability of UK PLC by improving the skills of the workforce.


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