UK lagging behind other countries in digital skills, Barclays report finds

UK lagging behind other countries in digital skills?

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  • UK lagging behind other countries in digital skills, Barclays report finds
  • “The UK can become the world’s pre-eminent powerhouse of tech innovation, and compete globally across all sectors and industries, but only if we significantly develop our digital skills and expertise,” Vaswani said.
  • “The UK’s current strengths are clear: our children are being taught digital skills at school, the government’s policy is coherent, and the private and voluntary sectors coordinate well.
  • Just 38% of British employees said they had been offered digital training at work, compared with 67% in India.
  • Other strong performers are China and the US, where 48% of workers surveyed said their employers offered workplace digital training.

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UK lagging behind other countries in digital skills, Barclays report finds