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Our mission is to work with and through our partners to secure a greater commitment to invest in the skills of people to drive, enterprise, jobs and growth.
To find out more about the UK Commission, including our strategic objectives, remit and business plan see the about us section.
Together with our Commissioners we will work towards achieving the following priority outcomes across the UK:
The key areas of focus in 2012/13 are:
Below, you can also browse our work by themes e.g. Apprenticeships, Information, Advice and Guidance etc.
Or use the A-Z if you know the name of the project you are looking for.
Raising employer ambition
8 Apr 2013
The aim of this project is to further explore employer behaviour in relation to the Investors in People product and service offering.
12 Jun 2012
The Employer Collective Measures project explored the levers of employer investment in skills and whether these are suboptimal. It also explored the effectiveness of levers available to encourage employers to invest collectively in skills.
17 Jul 2012
This project considers policy approaches to high performance working (HPW) in seven countries. It covers how HPW is interpreted in different national contexts and the different methods used to encourage the take-up of HPW, and explores policy learning.
8 Jan 2013
The development of a new pledge was set out in the skills strategy, Skills for Sustainable Growth. The Commission has developed proposals for an approach which fits firmly within our employer ambition strategy. We aim, in encouraging the development of pledges, to encourage increased investment in skills and to drive enterprise, create more and better jobs and support economic growth.
8 Jan 2013
This research project examined skills utilisation and its relationship with productivity, focusing specifically on the role of high performance working (HPW) in UK firms.
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