According to a submission by the Work Foundation to the Treasury for its Comprehensive Spending Review, the government needs to make a "firm, long-term commitment" to constructing a credible plan for sustainable economic recovery.
Associate director Ian Brinkley said the UK's reliance on the knowledge economy as a driving force of the recovery has "never been greater".
"The submission shows that, over the past 30 years, knowledge-intensive services have provided the highest levels of new jobs. To meet continuing rising demand for higher knowledge-intensive skills, the higher and further education system must continue to expand capacity," he added.
It comes after Lisa Boutineau, regional director for the Recruitment and Employment Confederation in Scotland, recently pointed out that there has been a sales recruitment rise in the country, but more needs to be done to ensure continued growth in the jobs market.
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Source: The Sales Engineer News