Employment in West Lancashire is set to grow at more than double the average rate predicted for the Local Enterprise Partnership area.
By 2022 employment is set to have grown by 6.9%, compared to an average of 3.3% for districts in the Lancashire LEP area.
Furthermore, this rate is predicted to continue with employment increasing by 11.3% by 2032. This is the highest rate of growth across the comparator areas.
Source: Source: Oxford Economics LA Forecast
“We know apprenticeships work – 90% of apprentices go on to secure a job and nobody understands the skills employers need better than employers themselves.”
Robert Halfon, Skills Minister, January 2017
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The Lets talk Employment & Skills Charter is a mutual agreement between your business and West Lancashire Borough Council to help support local employment and skills initiatives, as well as providing many benefits to your business.
Many employers are signed up as a Charter member including a number from Skelmersdale such as: