Times are changing and, for the first time, the UK and Scottish Governments have joint responsibilities to the people of Scotland in terms of the delivery of benefits and helping tho
Our thinking on current learning and skills issues, alongside contributions from leading voices across the sector and the political spectrum.
Our political landscape has been nothing if not ‘dynamic’ in the past few weeks – it would probably be easier to comment on what hasn’t changed rather than what has. A constant for us in London though is the need to properly address in-work poverty. London, one of the most prosperous cities in the world, still has almost one in five workers earning less than the London Living Wage. Despite our new Prime Minister’s laudable sentiments it’s pretty hard to see how individuals will feel part of an economically prosperous and socially integrated society if they don’t have the opportunity to progress, to achieve and indeed exceed their expectations – for themselves and for their families. That’s why AoC is behind Ambition London.
Once again, the IntoWork Convention provided the platform for some thought-provoking debate and we’d like to thank the Learning & Work Institute for the opportunity to get involved.