Chris Claydon, Chief Executive of the ECITB, said: “The pandemic has caused a great deal of instability in the economy and labour market, which combined with the effects of Brexit and the fourth industrial revolution, means additional help is needed to help people of all ages navigate labour market challenges.
“Careers information, advice and guidance must work to support as many people as possible with their transitions into employment and across careers, especially if we are to address future skills gaps and workforce shortages.”
About the report
The research leading to this report was conducted by Policy Connect on behalf of the Skills Commission, and its author Megan Hector is a member of Policy Connect’s Education and Skills Team. The inquiry was sponsored by Jisc, the Edge Foundation, ECITB, the University of Derby, and the University of Sussex.