TITLE

Will Leitch work?

AUTHOR(S)
Phillips, Lucy
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
People Management;4/5/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article deals with a report about the long-term skills needs of Great Britain. Chris Humphries, director-general of City & Guilds, said there were things missing in Lord Leitch's review, the government-commissioned report into the long-term skills needs of the country. He said the review did not take into account the country's changing workforce demographics and on where the future workforce is coming from, such as bringing in older, low-skilled and unemployed workers.
ACCESSION #
25311045

 

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