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UK needs more workers with the skills to fill technical and professional roles

Despite efforts by successive governments over recent years to tackle the shortage of intermediate level skills, typically associated with the employment of technicians and similar types of jobs, shortages persist.

ReWAGE’s new evidence paper: How to address skills shortages at the intermediate skills level examines the evidence and sets out recommendations to address it including reducing training costs for employers and providing better adult careers guidance - both for employees and those out of work.

Spotlight on: Professor Monder Ram OBE (Aston University)

ReWAGE is fortunate in having some of the UK’s foremost thinkers on its Expert Group, drawn from leading universities and research organisations from across the UK. Between them they have a huge breadth of knowledge.

This week we are pointing the spotlight onto ReWAGE expert Professor Monder Ram (OBE), Director of the Centre for Research in Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship (CREME) at Aston University and our expert on small business and ethnic minority entrepreneurship.

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