It was never a dilemma a decade ago. Apprentices were supposed to be hired to learn on the job and graduates to be hired ready to start work, meaning that there was a preference to hire graduates over apprentices. But during my research on the talent gap, I have come across new evidence that suggests that […]

The skills gap has been estimated to cost £10 billion to the UK economy in 2015 alone. This is an important problem experienced by employers, which are not easily finding the talent they need to grow, and educational institutions, which are challenged to reform in order to deliver the skills required in the 21st century. […]