We are committed to driving up productivity across Hertfordshire by creating a skilled and motivated workforce which can adapt to meet current and future business needs. Our core objectives are to:
Skills Advisory Panels (SAPs) were introduced across all LEP areas by Government in 2018 to provide strategic leadership on skills and to help address local workforce challenges.
Hertfordshire LEP’s Skills and Employment Board has adopted SAP terms of reference and is now the Skills Advisory Panel for Hertfordshire. It works closely with partners to ensure that courses delivered by Hertfordshire’s education and apprenticeship providers help to meet local employers’ skills needs.
SAPs are required to publish an annual skills and labour market review for their area.
Local Skills Report
The Hertfordshire Local Skills Report (March 2021) provides a detailed insight into local skills needs across the county. This report supports improved cross-area comparison and provides local intelligence to central government and the national-level Skills and Productivity Board (SPB).
Local Skills Reports help to maximise the influence of SAPs locally by:
Hertfordshire LEP’s Skills & Employment Dashboard is an interactive resource produced in partnership with Hertfordshire County Council to enable stakeholders to: