UK skills gap casts doubt over future of green jobs

Phillips, Lucy
April 2009
People Management;4/23/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p8
The article deals with the lack of skills needed in jobs in renewable technologies in Great Britain. This lack of skill was pointed out by Matthew Lockwood, senior research fellow at the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR). Lockwood has also highlighted the lengthy amount of time needed for the occupational training associated with engineering and mechanical jobs. It relates the impact of this lack of skill on the future of green jobs in Britain which are expected to help the country's economic recovery.


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