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2018 the year the government must act on skills crisis

The apprenticeship levy is destined to turn into a “hollow and wasted opportunity” if the government doesn’t act urgently in 2018. A pressing issue in the New Year would be responding to a spike in demand for skilled engineers, fuelled by the government’s drive to install smart meters in homes nationwide.

Contributor: Chris Wood | Published: 5 January 2018

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Government risks electricity supply by increasing imports

Britain has therefore begun – with little public acknowledgment – to import an increasing amount of electricity from continental Europe. It is now projected that the UK will receive 67 TWh of power from undersea interconnectors by 2030, which is a tenfold increase in the projection made in 2012. 

Contributor: Press Release | Published: 1 November 2017

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Government should “cut Uni tuition fees and interest rates”

Tuition Fees: A Fairer Formula’ says that while the Government’s announcement of raising the repayment threshold is “an acknowledgement that a fairer funding split between students and the state is required”.

Contributor: Centre for Policy Studies | Published: 19 October 2017

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Teetering Government has city on edge

Political turmoil impacting on jobs according to London Employment Monitor. The autumn season kicked off with a positive–though light–increase in ... View Article

Contributor: Hakan Enver | Published: 17 October 2017