Does demand justify a Labour skills drive?

Littlefield, David
January 1996
People Management;1/25/1996, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p16
Cites the criticisms received by training and enterprise councils (Tecs) in Great Britain over skills supply. Government policy on Tecs; Factors cited for Great Britain's lack of demand for skills.


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