We monitor, analyse and share social research and reports from across the UK. Of the hundreds of reports available, we aim to pick out information which relates to inclusive growth and skills trends that are relevant to the Leeds City Region and the ESF funded projects we manage.
Research carried out by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Leeds City Region LEP and Leeds City Council aimed to find out why some people and parts of cities remain cut off from the prosperity and jobs that economic growth can bring – and what can be done about it. The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges' More Skills Better Jobs contract builds on this research, aiming to test some of the findings with employers and training providers. The results of the More Skills Better Jobs contract will be shared in order to tackle the barriers that exist for people in low paid, low skilled work accessing training opportunities.
April 2018: The CIPD (Chartered Institute of Professional Development) launches its first comprehensive measure of job quality in the UK. Findings include:
Read the full report
October 2017: A one page research summary published by the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges, based on The Social Mobility Commission's research and Labour Market Intelligence (LMI) sourced using EMSI Analyst. Includes an overview of key findings, definitions and labour market facts related to the Leeds City Region.
October 2017: This report seeks to provide a comprehensive assessment of our City Region’s skills needs based on a detailed analysis of the supply and demand of skills together with evidence of mismatch and market failure.
The Future of Workforce Skills
Tuesday 12 June 2018, Leeds City Region Skills Network Conference
Wednesday 7 February 2018, Leeds City College Printworks Campus
Building a robust technical education system through regional
and national employer-provider partnerships - Speaker Presentations (PDF)
Using the EMSI Analyst tool, we can offer a Labour Market Intelligence report writing service for our Joint Venture colleges.
If you require LMI data to help plan your curriculum or write a bid, please get in touch.
For more information please contact our Research and Development Manager, Rachel Mather Rachel.Mather@westyorkshirecolleges.ac.uk or call 0113 216 2110.