UK skills 'a disgrace.'

Phillips, Lucy
February 2007
People Management;2/22/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p9
The article presents the opinion of skills envoy Sir Digby Jones on the condition of workers' skills in Great Britain. He stresses the responsibility of the government to pay the cost of training. If employees move on from level two, he notes that employers should pay them as they are adding value to the employee-employer relationship. He encourages employers to find out who in the workforce could not read, write or count and reward their courage for admitting it.


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