Digital skills gap threatens UK economic recovery

The UK’s digital skills gap poses a risk to economic recovery, research from Microsoft shows. Over three-quarters of UK leaders (78%) believe a large digital talent pool is essential to driving UK competitiveness. The majority of UK employees (59%) think developing their digital skills will be important to future employability, while 49% felt it was important to develop their digital skills capabilities following the outbreak of Covid-19 and the first UK lockdown in March.

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