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Denroy Plastics seek to tackle skills gap in polymer processing industry

The polymer processing sector is one niche within the broad spectrum of UK industry that is afflicted by the skills shortage across the country. Yet, one business in Northern Ireland is not only proactively looking to tackle the problem with its own initiatives, but is joining the many voices calling for reform to the apprenticeship levy to help ease the issue.

Changes to the apprenticeship levy could help realise future hopes for firms like A.I.M Commercial Services

As the skills gap continues to grow in a number of sectors including the logistics industry, for one industry body the message has become clear that the shortcomings of the apprenticeship levy and the lack of apprenticeships standards must be addressed for there to be any hope of solving the problem.

Tradeforce Gas & Heating may be a model for promoting skilled trade to young people

British productivity has been the focus of a lot of attention in recent years, as reports suggest we are slumping behind some of our European neighbours.

Major parties could be heeding Mark Asplin Whiteley’s warning on skills shortage ahead of December election

Ahead of the 12th December general election, one of the key battlegrounds which is being set for the three major parties is around how the longstanding shortage of skilled workers in various sectors of British industry is to be addressed.

Holliday Fielding Hocking look to address skills gap by providing in-house training

As the general election of December 12 draws ever closer, much is being made of how the major parties are seeking to address the longstanding skills gap that has blighted British industry.

University launches new courses focused around artificial intelligence in attempt to close skills gap

Anglia Ruskin University launched four new courses to help close the AI skills gap this week.

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