"The uncertainty caused by the upcoming Brexit negotiations makes it more important than ever that Britain’s construction industry is ‘match-fit’ and ready to deliver the homes, transport links and infrastructure the UK needs."
Chief Executive, Mace
To keep London globally competitive, we’re bringing business leaders together on a mission to boost Britain’s skills. We also recognise, not all skills gaps can be filled locally, and business needs continued access to global talent.
What we’re doing:
- We’ve consulted with business and drawn up our recommendations for a realistic immigration system that meets business needs and works for the UK
- Our Skills Commission is working to ensure the UK can provide the skills business needs now and in the future. This means government, business and skills providers pulling together in a coordinated approach
- Skills London, the UK’s biggest jobs and careers event for young people, is one example of what this looks like when it’s working well
We are also proud to be a support partner for the government’s Year of Engineering 2018, celebrating and promoting the career opportunities in our world-leading engineering sector.
We've laid out the facts on London’s migrant workforce, in our unique evidence base with PwC. London's overseas talent is of huge value to the UK, generating £30bn additional GVA each year...
Contact Mark Hilton for further information