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‘Looming skills crisis’


Workplace training has dropped sharply according to new analysis by the TUC, which warned that the UK is facing a “looming skills crisis”.   Technological... Read More
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Construction skills threat


Unite has warned that the Construction Industry Training Board’s (CITB) restructuring plans are mired in confusion and the organisation is guilty of failing to properly... Read More
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Skills ‘black hole’


News that the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has confirmed it will end all directing training by 2020, will create a skills black hole and... Read More
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Skills crisis


Unite has renewed its demands for radical action to be taken to tackle the deepening skills crisis facing the construction industry.   Unite made its... Read More
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Stop Brexit pain


The consequences of a “hard” Brexit have been laid bare in a new report, which shows that manufacturing, agriculture, energy and construction are amongst the... Read More
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Confidence vote for young


Defence firm BAE Systems is now offering a record number of high quality, highly paid apprenticeships and last week committed to offering hundreds more this... Read More
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A levy too far?


Unite is hoping that government plans to create three million apprenticeships in the coming years will lead to a new generation of youngsters being told:... Read More
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Greatest bar to building is…?


Housebuilding in the UK will be severely hampered by skills shortages in the construction industry, according to the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).  ... Read More
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Missing skills emergencies


The UK is now facing an emergency skills crisis in key sectors including manufacturing, construction, science and engineering, the Confederation of British Industry warned today... Read More
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Skills shortage


As the economy begins to pick up again, engineering skills will be in high demand.       But if something isn’t done soon, Unite... Read More
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