Explore our reports addressing vital issues in workforce readiness, skills development, inclusivity, and economic growth. From upskilling the energy sector to empowering the next generation, our reports offer valuable insights and recommendations for advancing various industries and communities.
Industry Skills Board Policy and Business Coalition Manifesto
A vision for a Future Skills Development System – serving People, Places and Productivity.
Celebrating the impact of learning and development
Exploring the themes from the 2023 Princess Royal Training Awards including post-pandemic recovery, leadership and DEI.
Investing in skills for growth
New employer report exploring the benefits of high-quality training for organisations looking for a competitive advantage and ways to grow.
Bright Futures: decarbonising the UK’s energy workforce
Exploring the readiness of the UK energy sector workforce to meet the Government’s ambition to decarbonise the energy system by 2035.
City & Guilds Foundation Impact Report 2022
The Ripple Effect: delivering more impact, to more people, who need it most.
Youth Misspent: barriers facing young working age people today
Uncovering young people’s challenges in today’s job market and identifying solutions needed to empower this generation to enter the workforce.
Neurodiversity Index Report: supporting neurodivergent employees in the workplace
Our workplace report developed in conjunction with DO-It Solutions.
The power of skills innovation in prisons
Profiling impactful programmes we have funded in prisons and spotlighting some innovations in training that can help equip prison leavers for the world of work and lead to qualifications.
Levying Up: delivering sustainable skills
In collaboration with The 5% Club, highlighting the challenges employers are facing when engaging with the apprenticeship system and making the most of their levy.
Great Jobs: recognising the essential jobs that keep the UK working
Report looking at the challenges facing the sectors most impacted by essential worker shortages.
Leading Through Values: leadership through principles and practice
Uncovering how leadership drastically changes company culture and how values inform it.
Skills Index 2021
Calling on employers, individuals and the Government to rethink their approach to lifelong learning, sharing responsibility for ensuring that people’s skills remain relevant throughout five decade careers.
Flex For Success? Employers' perspectives on the apprenticeship levy
Recommendations that the Government needs to listen to and act upon in order to help fix the barriers still stopping take up of apprenticeships.
Missing Millions: considering the untapped potential of millions of working age people in the UK
Shining a light on the worrying reality of the UK’s skills and productivity crisis.
Act Now or risk levelling down the life chances of millions
Urging the Government to give UK regional economies greater autonomy over skills and employment to develop grassroot recovery strategies.
Making Apprenticeships Work: the employers' perspective
Presenting the Industry Skills Board’s 25-point action plan to make apprenticeships work.
Sense & Instability 2019
This report asks three key questions of education policies: what success measures were in place, were they used effectively and were
Constructing the future
How the skills needed for success in the workplace are changing.
Does the UK economy have the skilled people it needs the future?
Our latest partnership with AELP and AOC aims to drive a coherent and sustained model for future skills development and workforce investment. Find out more, make a pledge, and discover all of our partners.
City & Guilds is hosting the first-ever Skills Hub at party conferences this year. If you are attending, find out more and see what sessions we’ll be running so you can join on the day.