Furlough end unlikely to resolve driver and care staff shortage, says thinktank
Phillip Inman · news.movim.eu / TheGuardian · Sunday, 5 September, 2021 - 05:15
Resolution Foundation says mismatch between skillsets of those losing jobs in UK and those needed will continue unless government steps in
Britain’s shortage of lorry drivers and care staff is unlikely to be solved by furloughed workers being made redundant when the job protection scheme ends at the end of the month, according to a study by a leading thinktank.
A mismatch between the types of jobs that are no longer needed and the vacancies in industries facing a significant lack of skilled staff will persist into next year without government intervention, the Resolution Foundation said.Continue reading...