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Welcome to our Great Jobs podcast series where we’ll be exploring some of the issues highlighted in our Great Jobs report which looks at the skills shortages impacting some of the most essential industries in the UK.

Each episode explores the skills gaps and labour market shortages across several sectors including rail, health and social care, engineering and green to name a few and discusses what action needs to be taken to address these.

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Episode 2: Powering the Levelling Up agenda with Green Skills

In this episode, our CEO Kirstie Donnelly MBE, is joined by Lizzie Lyons, Head of Skills at Business West, Venetia Knight, Head of Employment and enterprise at Groundwork and Rebecca Durber, Director of Public Affairs at AELP as they explore Green Skills and the role they can play not only in creating a sustainable future, but also powering the ambitious Levelling Up agenda.

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Episode 1: Addressing skills gaps and labour market shortages in the rail sector

In this episode, our CEO Kirstie Donnelly MBE, is joined by Lorna Gibson, Training Director at QTS Training Ltd and Head of Women in Rail – Scotland, Neil Roberston, CEO at National Skills Academy for Rail and Alex Pond, Managing Director at Intertrain to explore the skills gaps and labour market shortages in the rail sector and what action needs to be taken to address these.

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