Business Supplement: Apprenticeships - Filling the skills gap

The North East has a bigger skills gap than most other regions: a previous reliance on now diminished heavy industries and a high proportion of long-term unemployed are just some of the reasons given by experts

 

The North East has a bigger skills gap than most other regions: a previous reliance on now diminished heavy industries and a high proportion of long-term unemployed are just some of the reasons given by experts.

This is despite the fantastic efforts of the region’s employers and local training organisations who are doing all they can to develop skills in the workplace.

This supplement reports what is being done in the region to address the skills gap issue.

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Journalists

David Whetstone
Culture Editor
Graeme Whitfield
Business Editor
Mark Douglas
Newcastle United Editor
Stuart Rayner
Sports Writer