Latest GSCE Textile Technology entries show a continued decline in participation

With the improving performance of the UK fashion and textiles manufacturing sector, an increasing number of opportunities are presenting themselves.  A number of recent reports have illustrated the wide-ranging and immediate recruitment needs of fashion and textiles manufacturers, needs that are becoming increasingly acute and acerbated by an ageing workforce with the retirement of skilled … More Latest GSCE Textile Technology entries show a continued decline in participation

Can schools provide the next generation of fashion and textiles employees?

With the fashion and textiles manufacturing sector experiencing positive sentiment and economic data, firms looking to expand. As evidenced by the recent Alliance report, the sector could require 20,000 additional staff by 2020.   This is against a backdrop of an ageing workforce which will requiring replacing. Additionally, these staff have acquired a high level of … More Can schools provide the next generation of fashion and textiles employees?