WorldSkills 2011: Vince Cable says government will invest in skills to help employers

Worldskills_smaller.jpgIn a speech at the international WorldSkills event in London, business secretary Vince Cable spoke about the government’s investment in skills to help employers develop apprenticeship schemes, new professional standards and closer partnerships with education and training providers.

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Unfortunately, Vince and his colleagues in government are also very keen to continue the trend for importing offshore staff via the intra-company transfer scheme, instead of forcing employers to invest in recruiting, retaining and developing UK-based staff.
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