Employers sceptical of skills pledge

June 2007
Utility Week;6/1/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p27
Trade Publication
The article reports that businesses in Great Britain are skeptical about government initiatives to tackle skills shortages according to the results of a survey conducted by the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development and consultants from KPMG. The survey revealed that the government faced a significant challenge to encourage employers to train their staff to level 2 qualification. The survey found that 46% of employers were concerned about the cost involved in the said training.


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