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Employer Perspectives Survey 2014 now underway

UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) launches field work for new Employer Perspectives Survey (EPS).


Fieldwork has now begun on the UK Commission for Employment and Skills’ (UKCES) 2014 Employer Perspectives Survey (EPS).

The survey, which is based on interviews with more than 18,000 UK employers, will gather employer views on a range of issues facing employers today, including recruitment, training provision, vocational qualifications and Apprenticeships. The latest survey includes questions on work placements, engagement with education and training providers and the recruitment of young people.

Research for the 2014 survey is being conducted by IFF Research on behalf of the UKCES and our partners:

  • Department for Business Innovation and Skills
  • Welsh Assembly Government
  • Scottish Government
  • Department for Employment and Learning in Northern Ireland (DELNI)

Updated 13/11/2014: The Employer Perspectives Survey 2014 fieldwork concluded earlier this year. The final report has now been published and can be found on the Employer Perspectives Survey 2014 page.

Employer Perspectives Survey 2014 FAQ (MS Word Document, 22.2KB)

Published 1 May 2014
Last updated 13 November 2014 + show all updates
  1. Updated to reflect conclusion of fieldwork and publication of final report.
  2. First published.