Tags: skill shortages

New research reveals marketing and IT as the two clear skills gaps

According to UK-based private equity houses, newly acquired firms exhibit the largest skills gap in marketing and in IT management. This is the result of a survey published by ThoughtSpark, part of the Lindsell Marketing Group and a content development, and international PR and marketing services provider. The survey interviewed private equity houses based in the UK with…

Budget 2015: Employers and recruiters concerned about lack of focus on education?

George Osbourne delivered an encouraging message for UK businesses in his final Budget before the general election this May, but there is concern over the lack of focus on education and skills. The Chancellor began his address in the House of Commons by championing the burgeoning health of the UK labour market, illustrated primarily by…