Research and analysis

Employer ownership of skills pilot round 1: first report

Evaluation of the first round of a scheme to give employers control of government training funds.



The report covers case studies, interviews and analysis of data for all 36 pilot schemes. It includes details of:

  • different types of delivery
  • numbers of learners
  • how the pilots are funded
  • training innovations
  • successes and challenges
  • views on what will happen after the pilot stops

Future reports will draw on employer and learner surveys to estimate the impact and value for money of the pilot.

You can also read guidance on the pilot scheme.