CFE wish you a Merry Christmas...
24 December 2008
...and a happy new year.
To find out about CFE's work over the past three months please take a look at our December Newsletter here.....> Learn More
Demos - 'those with the least skills are least likely to train'
23 December 2008
A report out this month from the thinktank, Demos has identified what it calls a 'vicious circle' or 'skills paradox' within the UK's adult.....> Learn More
HEFCE appoint University of Birmingham to host STEM programme
22 December 2008
The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), have chosen the University of Birmingham to host the National Higher Education.....> Learn More
'Proposed solutions for a better relationship between national and local democracy'
18 December 2008
Today the Local Government Association (LGA) have released a publication addressing how the relationship between national and local.....> Learn More
CFE sheds light on the latest labour market statistical release
17 December 2008
The Office for National Statistics today released its unemployment figures for November 2008. The BBC and other news agencies led with the.....> Learn More
The Scottish Government have today published the literature review of skills utilisation carried out by CFE.The aim of the literature.....> Learn More
'Million poor pupils missing out on free meals'
16 December 2008
As a result of having a lower income threshold to categorize pupils who receive free school meals than that used to categorize those living.....> Learn More
Department for Work and Pensions White Paper released
15 December 2008
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) outlined last week plans to reform the benefits system in their latest white paper. The.....> Learn More
Concerns raised over UK Universities Financial sustainability
11 December 2008
The BBC reports the higher education sector overall is predicting a 4% "real terms" deficit - partly due to a> Learn More
Benefits claimants to 'play their part' for the economy
10 December 2008
Government plans to be unveiled later today will involve asking benefit claimants including single mothers to do some form of work or.....> Learn More
Not every region will need a Regional Development Agency
10 December 2008
A new report from the Centre for Cities has reccomended radical reform of Regional Development Agencies (RDAs) after the next general.....> Learn More
CFE facilitate Multi Agency Employer Engagement workshop
4 December 2008
Yesterday, CFE, along with leads from the Learning and Skills Council (LSC) facilitated a multi-agency workshop, looking at approaches to.....> Learn More
Queen announces government priorities
3 December 2008
Fighting the economic downturn is the government's "overriding priority" for the year ahead, the Queen has said.In a slimmed down.....> Learn More
Claimants should be 'work ready'
2 December 2008
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) today released the report, 'Realising Potential', commissioned by James Purnell, Secretary of.....> Learn More