Briefing note: the apprenticeship sector's resilience to COVID-19

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Federation for Industry Sector Skills and Standards (FISSS)

Abstract:

This short briefing note considers the resilience of the Apprenticeship sector to the [Coronavirus Disease 2019] COVID-19 pandemic. We treat working from home as a proxy for resilience as it signals the ability to continue working during the COVID-19 lockdown. The report draws on insights from The Federation's COVID-19 survey, the labour force survey, and [Department for Education] DfE data on apprenticeship starts. Key points are as follows: (1) 43.5 per cent of jobs in the UK could feasibly be done from home, making the UK economy one of the best placed in Europe to continue working...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Apprenticeship; Industry; Employment; Participation

Keywords: Employment outcomes; Economic recession; Work at home; Barrier; Apprentice; Young worker; Unemployment

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe

Published: [Edinburgh, Scotland]: Federation for Industry Sector Skills and Standards, 2020

Physical description: [7] p.

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https://fisss.org/covid-19/the-apprenticeship-sectors-resilience-to-covid-19/

Also called: Briefing note: the apprenticeship sector's resilience to Coronavirus Disease 2019

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 140.893

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