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Levelling up the country
Dr Neil Bentley-Gockmann reflects on the Prime Minister's speech on 'levelling up' opportunities for all.
New skills strategy for Northern Ireland
Dr Neil Bentley-Gockmann explains how WorldSkills UK will support the new skills strategy for Northern Ireland.
Unleashing the power of the skills economy
A transcript of the speech by WorldSkills UK CEO Dr Neil Bentley-Gockmann OBE at the International Skill Summit on 19 May, 2021.
Responding to the Queen’s Speech
Read our response to today's Queen's Speech.
Response to Social Market Foundation research
Read our response to research findings published by the Social Market Foundation.
Response to CBI’s call for regional industrial clusters
Our response to the speech from CBI Director-General Tony Danker at the organisation's Urban Revival conference.
Responding to the Integrated Review
We respond to the PM's ‘Global Britain in a Competitive Age: the Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy'.
WorldSkills UK’s response to the Budget
Read our response from our CEO Dr Neil Bentley-Gockmann OBE to today's Budget.
Dates confirmed for this year’s WorldSkills UK Competitions!
Dates have been confirmed for the 2021 WorldSkills UK National Competitions cycle.
The new international education strategy and Turing Scheme
Read our response to the launch of the Department for Education and the Department for International Trade's new international education strategy and Turing Scheme.
An update on EuroSkills Graz
Read our latest update on EuroSkills Graz.
Response to the Skills for Jobs White Paper for England
Read our response to the Skills for Jobs White Paper.
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