Articles from Chris Jones

City & Guilds Group CEO welcomes Skills and Productivity Board announced by @GavinWilliamson

Following yesterday’s announcement by Secretary of State for Education Gavin Williamson at the Conservative Party conference, on the creation of a new Skills and Productivity Board, Chris Jones, CEO of City & Guilds Group welcomes this decision but urges that actions will speak louder than words.

To close skills gaps, unlock prosperity and kick-start social mobility we must urgently reform skills policy development

The pace of change in today’s workplaces is unprecedented.

We’re all about giving people the chance to develop their skills – but what about us?

It’s hard to go a week without hearing about the challenges facing the education sector. And with the constant structural changes and new policies, it is easy to understand why.

Globalisation is a reality – but are we ready for it?

Right now you can’t go a day without hearing about the EU referendum and the impact it could have on our economy. But whatever your stance may be, the UK will still continue to be part of the global economy.  

City and Guilds Chris Jones on why Apprenticeships have never been more important