UK Commission’s employer skills survey 2011: Wales results
The UK Commission’s Employer Skills Survey 2011 is the key UK data source on employer demand for and investment in skills. It is the first UK-wide employer skills survey and is one of the largest employer skills surveys undertaken in the world, involving over 87,500 interviews with employers. In Wales 6,012 interviews were completed across all sectors and covering all sizes of employer. The survey covered topics such as skill related recruitment difficulties, skills gaps, training investment and the work-readiness of education leavers. Headline findings on these and other topics are provided below.