Research and analysis

Employer Perspectives Survey 2014

Findings from the UK Commission for Employment and Skills' (UKCES) Employer Perspectives Survey 2014.

Documents

Employer Perspectives Survey 2014 - UK Report

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Employer Perspectives Survey 2014 - Executive Summary

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Employer Perspectives Survey 2014 - Technical Report

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Employer Perspectives Survey 2014 - Infographics

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Employer Perspectives Survey 2014 - UK data tables guidance document

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UKCES Employer Perspectives Survey 2014: UK data slide pack

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Detail

Sets out findings from the UKCES Employer Perspectives Survey 2014 of 18,000 employers. Provides a UK-wide picture of how employers are meeting their skills and recruitment needs, looking both at their engagement with skills and employment services and their broader approaches to people development. The Employer Perspectives Survey was previously carried out in 2012. New detail in this years’ report includes recruitment of older and younger workers; work experience; collaboration with schools, colleges and universities; and Apprenticeships.

Topics covered include: approaches to recruitment; awareness and use of skills support services/initiatives; training and engagement with external training providers; use of vocational qualifications and apprenticeships; use of work placements; and the recruitment of young people.

This page lists

  • the UK report and associated executive summary and technical report
  • infographics summarising findings
  • UK-level data tables
  • guidance for use of the UK-level data tables

For data specific to England, visit the Employer Perspectives Survey 2014: England and local data page.