Employment & Skills

Staff members are a tremendous asset; investing in training and work based opportunities can ensure your staff are motivated, securing repeat custom.  However,  not only must employers must consider how to remain competitive and develop their workforce, there are changes in government policy to be considered too. This guide brings together good quality sources of advice and guidance; allowing you to focus implementation helping your business to grow.

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Cherwell provides a skilled, dynamic workforce that is highly productive and cost-effective. Key skillsets in science and engineering are complemented by a broad ranging and diverse labour market, significantly reducing hard-to-fill vacancies. Cherwell has high levels of employment and economic activity, but pay rates are just below UK national averages, making the cost of labour in the area one of the most affordable in the south east.

Further Information

Information to assist your business planning:

Oxfordshire Economic Observatory

Oxfordshire Economic Observatory is run from Oxford Brookes University on behalf of the Oxfordshire Economic Partnership. Gathering publicly available data and undertaking their own bespoke analysis, a great deal of detailed economic information can be found on their website.

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