The skills maze

Phillips, Lucy
May 2009
People Management;5/7/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 10, p20
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.


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