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Interim Findings

In February 2023, we published some early, initial findings from the GM LSIP survey responses collected between the start of October and the end of November 2022.

Initial Findings and Analysis

Within Greater Manchester, size and sector are factors affecting whether businesses have experienced skills shortages.

Employers relate skills shortages with the recruitment process rather than to their current workforce.

Employers need to embrace training to address skills shortages

Employers face a soft skills barrier during recruitment.

Businesses in GM North reported the most recruitment difficulties.

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