Green Jobs Taskforce calls for 'detailed policy plan' to prepare UK workforce for net zero

Cecilia Keating
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Green Jobs Taskforce calls for 'detailed policy plan' to prepare UK workforce for net zero

Group convened by BEIS and Department of Education has published its wish list for how government can help rapidly expand the UK's 'green' workforce

An independent taskforce convened by the government last November has assessed how the UK jobs market and skills sector should adapt to support the country's 2050 net zero ambition and concluded that every...

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