SLIM have produced 19 research papers on behalf of the South West Employment & Skills Alliance, which can be browsed and downloaded below.
Alliance Summary Paper: Your Route to Skills - 17/07/2012
This paper sets out the issues discussed in the context of the associated Alliance meeting and the wider policy literature. The paper was produced by SLIM at the University of Exeter.
Alliance Briefing: The Work Programme In South West England - 08/07/2011
This report is timed to coincide with the launch of the Work Programme in June 2011. It is written for local authorities, employment and training providers, Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) and Employment and Skills Boards (ESBs).
Alliance Report on the future of the Regional Skills Analysis - 15/06/2010
The South West Regional Employment and Skills Board (RESB) Alliance met on 9 June2010, in partnership with the South West Regional Development Agency (SW RDA) and SLIM, to discuss the topic of: The Regional Employment and Skills Analysis – where next?
Alliance Report on Older Workers in the South West - 15/04/2010
On 7 April 2010, the South West Regional Employment and Skills Board (RESB) Alliance met in collaboration with NIACE and the South West Regional Development Agency (SWRDA) to explore the topic: The Older Worker in the South West: Priorities...
Alliance report on London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games - 15/12/2009
On 9 December 2009, the South West Regional Employment and Skills Partnership (RESP) Alliance met in collaboration with Team South West to explore the topic: London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The Alliance meeting resulted in a series...
Alliance report on Talent Retention - 15/06/2009
On 23 June 2009, the South West Regional Employment and Skills Partnership (RESP) Alliance met in partnership with Business in the Community to discuss the challenges that exist if the region is to enhance its Talent Retention.
Alliance Report on Apprenticeships in the South West - 15/03/2009
“As employees, Apprentices work alongside experienced staff to gain job-specific skills. Off-the-job, usually on a day release basis, Apprentices receive training with a local training provider such as a college.”...
Alliance Report on ESF Position & Progress - 15/12/2008
On 9 December 2008, the South West Regional Employment and Skills Partnership (RESP) Alliance met to discuss the European Social Fund (ESF) in the South West and how it linked to regional and sub-regional priorities. The meeting was also a precursor...