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Firms still struggling to recruit skilled workers

The prolonged shortage of skilled workers faced by companies is “not sustainable” amid fresh evidence of problems in hiring suitably qualified staff, according to a new report.
A survey of 6,200 business chiefs suggested continued skills shortages in the UK workforce.
Just over half of those polled said they were looking to hire, but almost three out of four reported problems finding the right talent.
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and jobs site Totaljobs said their study illustrated a “critical skills deficit”, with the worst shortages in the construction and hospitality sectors.
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