Skills and Productivity in the Heart of the South West

Microsoft Word - 006 Skills and Productivity in the Heart of the

This paper examines the relationship between skills and productivity and explores the performance of the Heart of the South West area across a wide range of skills-related measures including:

  • the skills pipeline
  • skills of the existing workforce (including employer propensity to train and the and the quality of leadership and management)
  • attracting and retaining talent
  • types of jobs that are likely to be in demand in the future
  • the extent and nature of unemployment in the area
  • demographic issues.