Sector Skills Councils

Report calls for employers, unions and government to work together to build skills

A new report from a government funded social partnership has called on employers to work with unions and the government to ensure the UK has the skilled workforce needed to create better jobs and fight off international competition. The Growth Through People report from the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES), published on 25 November,...

Union Learning Impact Report

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This report sets out two elements of research undertaken for unionlearn by the Centre for Employment Relations Innovation and Change (CERIC), at the University of Leeds. The first element is an employer survey, supplemented with qualitative interviews with sixteen employer bodies and sector skills councils. The second element reported is an...

Unions and Sector Skills Councils

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Sector Skills Councils (SSCs) and trade unions had a highly productive seminar in March 2011, exploring the potential for building on the 'social partnerships' that are already delivering benefits for both employers and employees. The Alliance of Sector Skills Councils and unionlearn both welcomed the commitment of all participants to working even...