This was the first evidence report published by the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES).
This report provides analysis from a major survey of employers across the UK, exploring their experiences and perceptions of key aspects of the skills system across the UK.
The survey covers:
- skill challenges experienced by employers
- training practices
- wider high performance working practices
- perceptions of vocational qualifications
- perceptions of Sector Skills Councils.
The survey was conducted between December 2007 and February 2008.