Fixing the Foundations – skills growth and replacement in a post-Brexit economy

With an ongoing lack of clarity around the nature of the Brexit deal which is yet to be negotiated, businesses in the UK face an uncertain future in many areas of operation, but especially in terms of their upskilling and recruitment strategies.

This is particularly acute in the context of industries reliant on migrant workers.

Bearing this in mind, we need to reframe the conversation of skills reform – it is a matter of skills replacement vs skills growth. We need to ensure our skills base is secure on these foundations in order to build a truly 21st century economy.

‘Fixing the Foundations’ is a topical exploration of these issues addressing technical education and skills in a post-Brexit world. Download the white paper

Josh Dixon
Josh Dixon
Paul Turner
Paul Turner
As the final piece of the Department for Education (DfE) ministerial team drops into place let’s take a look at the shape of the new team and where it might lead us.