Skills improvement plan approved for Hull and East Yorkshire

The Local Skills Improvement Plan for Hull and East Yorkshire has secured Secretary of State approval.
The three-year strategic proposal sets out to place employers at the heart of the local skills system, to ensure current and future workforces are equipped with the skills and attributes that meet the needs of the area.
Led by Hull and Humber Chamber of Commerce, it focuses on five key themes, having engaged with businesses during the consultation stage. These are: Technical skills, educational teaching professionals, employability skills and behaviours, careers guidance being aligned with local opportunities and accessibility.
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Phil Ascough, chair of the HEY LSIP Board, said: “Approval of the LSIP is excellent news and reflects and rewards the immense effort undertaken by the LSIP team in completing an arduous procedure. It also demonstrates the value of the input from hundreds of local businesses of all sizes who add up to a huge resource and an immense and valuable pool of talent and exp …