Employer-educator collaboration key to plugging skills shortage

Posted on 22 Nov 2019 by The Manufacturer

There needs to be "deeper engagement" between employers and the education system in order to produce a "talent pipeline" that can sustain a thriving UK economy, according to the latest report from The IET.

60% of employers said recruitment of engineering and technical staff with the right skills is the “biggest anticipated barrier to achieving their business objectives over the next three years” More than half of British firms report that a skills shortage in the labour market and academia presents a genuine threat to…

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