Ahead of May's General Election, the CII has identified five policy issues that an incoming government will need to tackle if the UK is to develop and maintain the skills base required to compete on the global stage.
Underpinning this is the need to significantly improve the transition from education into work. Providing a good skills grounding to build upon (vocational and academic are equally valuable) and empowering the next generation to make informed career choices are key components. We see five points, what might be described as a pentangle for skills, as vital to achieving this aim.
This CII whitepaper assesses five key calls to action.