The government campaign urging employers to ‘join the skills revolution’ has launched, aiming to help businesses gear up for economic recovery by skilling up their workforce. The campaign highlights the range of support and funding available for businesses wanting to boost their workforce capabilities, including apprenticeships, traineeships and T Levels.
The campaign highlights the range of training and employment schemes available to businesses to help them gear up for economic recovery. Apprenticeships, traineeships and T Levels can help businesses grow by skilling up their employees, driving better results and helping to retain their workforce. Training and employment schemes can help fill skills gaps by developing the [green/digital/STEM] skills that a business needs to succeed.
To mark the launch of the campaign, new research has been released which shows a huge appetite for developing new work skills amongst the working public with:
86% of employees in architecture, engineering and building industries stating they want to upskill this year»
However, one in three felt held back by a lack of time (35%) and a lack of confidence (32%), while 29% said they did not know where to start.
The ‘Join the Skills Revolution’ campaign will help employers take advantage of the desire in the working public to upskill by providing easy access to skills opportunities to help drive better performance. Many training and employment schemes can be for any age, a new employee or a current employee looking to retrain. Simply visit gov.uk/skillsforlife – for skills opportunities designed by employers, for employers.