Laying off skilled staff could be ruinous in the long term

Andrews, Annabel
October 2009
Utility Week;10/16/2009, Vol. 31 Issue 16, p12
Trade Publication
The article argues that laying off skilled employees in the energy and utility sector of Great Britain may have long-term effects. Surveys conducted by research firm Energy & Utility Skills found that the sector will need around 9,000 engineers in 2015. The author claims that the sector will have a hard time recruiting engineers. She stresses the need to nurture and retain skilled workers who will be the backbone of the industry.


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