How employable is the UK?

Recent research from the Barclays LifeSkills report “How employable is the UK?”, found that:

* Just 6 per cent of teachers believe that their students leave education with the skills they need for employment (proactivity, adaptability, leadership, creativity, resilience, communication and problem solving)

* Nearly a quarter of educators (22 per cent) don’t think their institution is effective in developing employability skills for pupils

* The majority (79 per cent) of UK employers rating employability skills as important for the future success of their business in the next 10 years.