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Tracking Employer Demand for Higher and Technical Skills

The recent Post-16 White Paper - Skills for Jobs - places significant emphasis on higher technical skills (levels 4 and 5), with plans for reform, including a new approval system based on employer-led standards. As the Paper notes, whilst these skills are increasingly in-demand, this is not currently being met by sufficient supply, which is something that will stifle growth and prosperity if not addressed:

Changes in Employer Skills Demand Over the Last Year

In today's Shedding Light on the Labour Market, we take a look at how employer skills demand has changed over the last year.

UK Regional Labour Market Outlook: Evaluating 2020 and Anticipating 2021

The year 2020 was quite unlike any we have ever experienced, and the effects of the Covid-19 crisis and numerous restrictions placed on millions of people will be with us throughout 2021 and long into the future. In terms of the economy, the country experienced the most dramatic curtailment of economic activity on record, with vast numbers of businesses having to close for a number of months, and in some cases, whole industries grinding to a halt with millions of workers placed on furlough.

The Growth in Demand for Remote Workers in 2020

In our last Shedding Light on the Labour Market of 2020, we're going to look at one of the most striking consequences to have occurred through the imposition of Lockdown - that of working from home.

The Fastest Growing Demand for Lower Skilled Jobs Across the Seven CAEHRS Regions

In the last installment of Shedding Light on the Labour Market, @EMSI_UK looked at which skills have seen the biggest percentage growth throughout this year.

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