Skills and Employability

Millions up-skilled and jobs created through our support for entrepreneurs

We will scale our partnerships with leading community organisations to address critical skills development and employability opportunities.

  • We aim to upskill ten millionc people over the next five years to support all generations through our LifeSkills programme, across the whole of the UK. 
  • We will work with partners to develop programming that provides pathways into employment using a demand-led approach. We will help place 250,000d people into work through our Connect with Work partnerships across the UK, US and Asia by 2022.

c Total number of participants (2018-2022)
d Total number of work placements across programmes and regions (2019-2022)

Further information

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  • Helping UK businesses prepare for the levy and to make the most of the opportunity.