Tim Price presents to Chamber of Commerce

As Vice Chairman of Essex County Council Employment and Skills Board, Tim Price presented an update to 40 Chamber members at First Site in Colchester.

Members were informed of the progress the Business lead board has made since its creation by ECC this year.

Importantly, Tim updated members on the data available in the form of a Skills and Vacancy database, the result of 18 months of research by ECC and Essex University.

This data is being used to underpin the new initiatives the Board are creating to better align skill and training provision in Essex with the actual skills and jobs Essex Businesses need.

“The market for skills provision needs to be demand lead and not supply lead, as it is now”. The current system for course provision and training qualifications does not meet current Essex Business needs”.

Apart from focusing on seven growth sectors in Essex and the training provision required by businesses, the Board are also supporting initiatives in Schools to broaden students career knowledge and local business involvement.

Find out more follow; Skills booklet due to be updated in October 2014:

http://essexpartnership.org/content/essex-skills-evidence-base 

You may also find the latest ESB bulletin useful to read: 

http://essexpartnership.org/content/esb-update-bulletins

Back to News Listing

Have us contact you

Fill in your details below and one of our friendly experts will be in touch to discuss your requirements.

We will process your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy. You may withdraw this consent at any time by updating your preferences.  We make this easy for you by placing a link to your preferences in the footer of every email we send you.

Health and Wellbeing in the Workplace
Park City Call Back

We will respond to your call back within 24 hours during business working hours

Please enter your name
×
Ask a question and get FREE advice

Juliet Price is the Managing Director here at Park City and has extensive, specialist knowledge in HR, Health & Safety and staff development. Enter your question below and we'll be back in touch soon with an answer!

Please enter your name
 
Please enter your telephone number
Please enter your question
×
Discover how your people truly feel

Dig deeper into underlying issues, spot opportunities, take action and track progress. Listen , review and take action with real-time reports. Download information about the WeThrive product toolbox, our recommended employee engagement solution.

Please enter your first name
 
Please enter your surname
Please enter your company name
Please enter your email address
Please enter your telephone number
×