How do we fill the automotive skills shortage?

The news of 5,000 job vacancies in the UK automotive sector is a shocking indictment of the skills shortage in the UK. We need to encourage our kids to study science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects or the skill shortage highlighted in the report from the Automotive Council will be exacerbated. The report was […]

Set your goal and you’re half way to success

It was equally frustrating and encouraging to watch Caitlin, daughter of ‘white’ Dee (picture: C4) on the infamous Channel 4 documentary ‘Benefits Street’ last night, declare her ambitions to work in fitness, much to the derision of her mother who couldn’t understand why her daughter would want to work for a living rather than effectively […]