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May 20

Recruiting during the COVID-19 pandemic: sharing local recruitment solutions

Recruiting new workers can be challenging at any time, but during the COVID-19 pandemic this challenge is even greater. Employers are developing creative solutions to help with these challenges.

Date: Wednesday 20 May 2020
Sep 18

Skills for Care publishes latest workforce figures

The adult social care sector employs 1.47 million people. Skills for Care has published two workforce reports presenting a detailed overview of the adult social care workforce in England. The 'State of' and 'Size of' offer a comprehensive breakdown and analysis of the 1.47 million strong workforce by age, gender, location, pay and organisation type.

Date: Monday 24 September 2018
May 18

NMDS-SC 2 discovery report executive summary published

Lagom Strategy engaged with users and stakeholders about a new version of the NMDS-SC service. The findings and recommendations have been put together in an executive summary which has now been published.

Date: Tuesday 15 May 2018
Jan 18

Launch of "new-look" workforce intelligence web pages

Skills for Care launches "new-look" workforce intelligence web pages.

Date: Monday 15 January 2018
Sep 17

Adult social care contributes £42 billion to the English economy

The adult social care sector contributed an estimated £41.8 billion to the English economy reveals 'The State of the adult social care sector and workforce' report published today by Skills for Care.

Date: Tuesday 26 September 2017
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