Skills for Sustainable Recovery
30 Jan 2014

The UK Commission's Employer Skills Survey (ESS) gathers intelligence from 91,000 employers and provides an invaluable insight in to key issues such as skills shortages, staff training, the readiness for work of young people and more. READ HERE

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Programme
09:30
Welcome and introduction;
Faisal Islam, Economics Editor, Channel 4 News
The UK Employers Skills Survey: The Reach of our Research - Short video: highlighting the ways in which key partners use ESS;


The UK Commission Employer Skills Survey: 2013 Results;
Michael Davis, Chief Executive, UKCES;
Putting the Employer Skills Survey in context;
Professor Francis Green, Professor of Labour Economics and Skills Development, LLAKES;
Responding to the survey: a business perspective;
Douglas McCormick, Managing Director UK Rail Business, Atkins;
Responding to the survey: a trade union perspective;
Frances O’Grady, General Secretary of the TUC.

10:30
Panel Discussion and Q&A
Chaired by Faisal Islam;
Michael Davis, UKCES;
Lesley Giles, UKCES;
Professor Francis Green, LLAKES;
Douglas McCormick, Atkins;
Francis O'Grady, TUC