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Mind the Gap – Berthon speak to the FT about filling the manufacturing and engineering skills gap.

March 18, 2014

Berthon recently took part in the first of a three-part video series by the Financial Times looking at the UK’s skills shortage and the impact on the UK’s economic recovery.

Berthon MD, Brian May was interviewed by the FT’s Business and Employment Editor, Brian Groom about what Berthon are achieving in filling this gap of engineering skills.

Mr May explains how Berthon Apprenticeships are having positive impact on the business, allowing Berthon to double its workforce and business in the last 5 years.

This interview also features in the article by the Financial Times – Lack of engineers threatens UK recovery (sign up needed), where Vince Cable (Business Secretary) and business owners discuss the UK’s skills shortage and the impact this could have on the UK economic recovery.

Find out more about Berthon’s UK marine apprenticeships and how to apply, our yearly applications open in January each year and you can apply though the Berthon Jobs page.

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