TITLE

The skills maze

AUTHOR(S)
Phillips, Lucy
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
People Management;5/7/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 10, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores how the British government plans to streamline the current skill landscape to secure country's economic competitiveness. An independent body, the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) has been created to offer advice on skills policy and keep track of progress towards 2020 targets. The UKCES has also been tasked to simplify the provision of government-funded training. An online portal, called Talentplan is scheduled to go live in July 2009. INSET: Talentplan: a website to help employers.
ACCESSION #
52894819

 

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