Report of the Workplace Training and Development Commission

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Workplace Training and Development Commission (Great Britain)


In the Autumn of 2019, many businesses across the UK were struggling to access and retain the skills they needed, impacting on productivity and growth while, at the same time, annual business investment in training was falling year on year. In response, [British Chambers of Commerce] BCC convened the Workplace Training and Development Commission to consider the question 'How can we achieve a world-class system for retraining and upskilling our workforce to take advantage of rapid changes in technology, working practices, and industrial and consumer trends?' The commission's inquiry into...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Workforce development; Technology; Skills and knowledge; Innovation; Apprenticeship

Keywords: Education and training system; Education and training reform; Skill needs; Skill development; Skill upgrading; Retraining; Business; Digital skills; Skill shortage; Employers; Skilled worker; Learning culture; Training investment; Workplace education and training; Workplace change; Training employment relationship

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe

Published: London, England: British Chambers of Commerce, 2021

Physical description: 40 p. (final report) + [5] p. (progress report)

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Also called: Report of the British Chambers of Commerce Workplace Training and Development Commission, May 2021; Workplace Training and Development Commission progress report, September 2020

Chair: Jane Boardman

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 146.117

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