It’s good news for anyone concerned about the soft skills deficit…isn’t it?
Major organisations, including McDonalds, CBI, National Youth Agency, LearnDirect and Barclays, as well as entrepreneur James Caan, are calling for these crucial skills to be recognised and promoted. This initiative comes along with the message that the current soft skills deficit will cost the UK around £88 billion per year.
Given the cost implication, it is surprising that it’s taken so long for these skills to be on the business agenda…
Oh, they have been on the agenda.
For a while.