An adequate supply of labour is essential to underpin business competitiveness and public services. The willingness and ability of individuals to continually adapt skills and train is critical to successful economic development and regeneration. PACEC's considerable expertise and experience in the field of labour market and workforce development enables us to provide agencies with a comprehensive research, policy development and evaluation service.
- Manpower forecasting and planning
- Labour training needs assessment
- Recruitment and retention strategies
- Improving labour productivity and competitiveness
- Addressing skill shortages and recruitment problems
- Identifying training/retraining needs
- Pinpointing labour market pressures
- Social exclusion and access to training
Examples of Projects
- North West LSCs: Review of the training outcomes in the region and the requirements of firms in key sectors: biosciences, hospitality the food and drink sectors.
- Forfás (Ireland): Skills strategy for the regions with a focus on ICT sectors.
- Skills Insight (The South-east LSCs and SEEDA). A review of drivers of change in the financial services sector and the implications for labour supply, skills shortages, and training needs.
- Hampshire and Isle of Wight LSC: A review of information, advice and guidance services for adults and employees, including take-up, access and effectiveness, together with the development of new approaches.
- Nottingham LSC (and partners): Preparation of comprehensive socio-economic and labour market profile of the sub regional Local Strategic Partnership areas to cover employment trends and clusters, labour supply and unemployment.
- London East LSC and Made in London: Review of the baseline position for manufacturing activities in Objective 2 areas in London. Analysis of employment trends, unemployment and training needs.