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Skills and training in the construction industry 2009

This report summarises the findings of a survey of 1,046 construction sector employers and 156 sole traders/self-employed operating in the UK construction sector (covering the construction contracting sector as well as professional services firms).  

The survey investigated issues regarding the extent and nature of recruitment difficulties and the extent to which these are caused by skills shortages, the extent and nature of skill gaps among the existing workforce, training and activity.

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