The More Skills Better Jobs (£2.2m) contract encourages employers to work with training providers to develop and deliver activities for low skilled, low paid adults. This should facilitate growth for regional business by developing and retaining workforce talent.
This contract should enhance labour market progression and support social mobility.
The Research into Action programme will involve a variety of activities between large employers and social mobility or inclusive growth organisations to turn theory into practice.
The activities will test the findings of key national and regional research that has identified barriers, and potential solutions to workplace-progression. Examples of some of this research is available on our Info Hub page.
WYCC would like to work with large organisations to pilot new ways of working to provide low paid, low skilled workers the opportunity to progress.
The findings of this programme will be shared nationally and aim to make an impact on the national in-work poverty issue.
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