This section includes publications from the UK Commission, a collection of collaborative outputs and the archive of SSDA publications.
18 Apr 2012
Our first Thematic Review sets out the overarching context and the case for investment in skills.
29 Nov 2011
As a part of the government’s 2011 ‘Plan for Growth’ review, the UK Commission for Employment and Skills was asked to investigate whether the accountancy profession has the skills it needs to support current and future economic growth. The report shows through notable case studies that there are high levels of innovation across the profession in securing the workforce skills it needs. The report recommends changes to the current arrangements for designing Apprenticeships in order to continue to secure the skills that can deliver economic growth for the profession and support the economy as a whole.
Building the momentum
18 Apr 2012
This report presents the key findings from the research which the UK Commission for Employment and Skills has carried out to look at the perceptions and experiences of businesses when working with schools to build the world of work into education. We have focussed on how businesses influence the design and delivery of the curriculum, provide work experience and raise awareness of careers.
1 May 2009
The journey towards our goal of being a 'top eight' country for employment, skills and productivity, with increasing social cohesion, will be an exciting one as we continue to make positive changes to the prospects, opportunities and performance of the UK workforce.
10 May 2010
Over the first two years of our existence, the UK Commission for Employment and Skills has sought to make a real contribution to policy and practice in the UK.
10 May 2010
We want the UK to be one of the best places to live. As the country recovers from recession, we need more people in work and more people in productive work.
31 Jul 2012
Last year we oversaw a real change in how the Commission operates and progression of our new objectives.
11 Apr 2011
Our Business Plan describes our activities for 2011/12. We are in an exciting period of change and development, and through our Commissioners have determined four major priorities for the year ahead.
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