learndirect welcomes National Skills Strategy

December 2003
Management Services;Dec2003, Vol. 47 Issue 12, p4
Academic Journal
The article reports on the participation of learndirect in the plan of the British government to re-skill the workforce in Great Britain. The launch of the National Skills Strategy emphasizes learndirect's role as a key player in helping to boost people's employability through learning, leading to increased productivity and competitiveness for businesses across Great Britain. learndirect chief executive Ann Limb has been invited to join the new Skills Alliance, formed as part of this strategy, which brings together key government departments, economic partners and agencies responsible for training to address the country's workforce skills deficit. According to Limb, the research that they have commissioned on behalf of the learndirect premier business center network shows that almost eight out of ten small and medium sized businesses in England, Northern Ireland and Wales, strongly feel that training and developing their workforce has a direct impact on their company performance. learndirect is already leading the way in delivering innovative work-based learning relevant to business needs.


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