Employment and Skills News

Bringing you the latest Employment and Skills news in the Liverpool City Region.

12 Mar

Liverpool City Region approves new Skills Strategy to drive inclusive growth

“This strategy sets out a high-level vision for how we can reform our skills system..."...

8 Mar

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority Launches Plan to Increase Apprenticeships

As part of National Apprenticeships Week, Liverpool City Region has published its Apprenticeship Growth Plan setting out how it will increase the number of apprenticeships over the next three years....

26 Feb

Steve Rotheram launches £4.5m initiative to help households into work

A team of 24 advocates who will help 800 unemployed families into work across the Liverpool City Region have started a two-week induction programme at the Combined Authority......

1 Feb

Steve Rotheram calls on government to engage with the Liverpool City Region on education and skills devolution

“Without a focus on education and skills, the gap between the North and London will continue to grow..."...

26 Jan

Steve Rotheram calls on government to do more to make National Apprenticeship Levy work

“I have lobbied government on numerous occasions to give us the opportunity to use local apprenticeship levy underspend..."...

15 Jan

Digital Infrastructure Plan Announced for Liverpool City Region

“We have extraordinary resources here that can put us at the forefront of the fourth Industrial Revolution..." ...

13 Dec

LCR Health and Care Skills for Growth Agreement- Stakeholder Engagement

Since it was established in 2010, The Employment and Skills Board has produced a suite of Skills for Growth documents to communicate the current and future skills needs of businesses to schools, colleges, training providers and universities....

8 Dec


We are seeking your views on the implementation of the Liverpool City Region Skills Strategy......

27 Nov

Steve Rotheram says Liverpool City Region could be an industrial powerhouse for UK, but devolution is the key

“We have a collection of world class research assets, global companies and transformational investment projects..."...

31 Oct

Steve Rotheram joins fellow regional mayors in calls for more devolved powers

“Devolution is the single most important means of achieving a more economically balanced and prosperous UK..."...