Last week’s poll: are you affected by industry’s skills shortage?

The majority of poll respondents are directly affected by the engineering skills shortage in the UK.

A very clear majority — 59 per cent — of the 200 respondents to last week’s poll reported that they were directly affected by the much-discussed skills shortage in UK engineering, with only 15 per cent reporting that they had not encountered any skills-related problems. A similar number, 14 per cent, said that while they themselves were not suffering problems, their supply chain was struggling to find the skills it needed.

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