Skills gaps ‘are limiting growth’ of Black Country businesses

Skills gaps are limiting growth in Black Country businesses, both in terms of capacity and leadership, business leaders in the region have said. An audience at the University of Wolverhampton Science Park heard from a panel who highlighted some of the challenges companies are facing as they seek to plan for the future and develop. Prof Ian Oakes, deputy vice-chancellor at University of Wolverhampton, said: "There are two skills gaps. One is technical skills, associated with particular sectors, created by a lack of young people c... For the full story register now for free or login below...
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