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  • v. Present participle of upskill.


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  • "Our workforce needs to be more open to retraining and 'upskilling' for jobs that are in demand."

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  • We often hear of the need for an "upskilling" of the workforce, to keep up with technological change.

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  • We will need new types of banks and stronger competition in the banking industry; corporate governance reforms to incentivise good ownership models and longer-term business strategies; ensuring that companies see the continuing upskilling of their workers as an obligation and not simply a luxury; and the courage to challenge vested interests in the economy that charge excessive prices for energy or train fares and squeeze families' living standards.

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  • Given the obvious advantages of learning, it may seem strange that the people who could benefit the most from upskilling are often less inclined to do so.

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  • I understand the idea of investment and how you have to outlay money to make money, however without a taxable wage as writer, a course such as this is beyond my reach (and my ‘patron-of-the-arts’ partner) and would not be claimable back as a tax deduction for professional upskilling.

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  • Tripling fees when struggling economies need massive upskilling is obviously bad policy.

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  • Not only would this enable businesses to retain their skilled workers through government support over the next 12 months, but it would provide opportunities for upskilling and, critically, enable firms to be in a more competitive position when we emerge from recession.

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  • Whilst £284 million of innovation projects were supported over a period of five years, the key targets in terms of new jobs, upskilling and new businesses were not achieved.

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  • There is an urgent need for a comprehensive discussion about upskilling of workers in this category of skills.


  • I wonder what this says about the changing way we are accessing information, while learning and upskilling ourselves.

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