Research and analysis

Industrial Partnerships: An initial assessment

This report provides an early assessment of the eight industrial partnerships created as part of the Employer Ownership of Skills Pilot.


Industrial Partnerships - An initial assessment

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This report highlights the initial achievements and challenges faced by the industrial partnerships. It examines issues of governance and leadership before making recommendations on the future of the partnerships. Section 5 of the report examines each partnership’s early progress and outlines specific actions which UKCES should take to support the projects.

Read our Industrial Partnership Overview for more information.

Published 2 June 2016