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Driving innovations in manufacturing: Open Access research from DMEM

Strathprints makes available Open Access scholarly outputs by Strathclyde's Department of Design, Manufacture & Engineering Management (DMEM).

Centred on the vision of 'Delivering Total Engineering', DMEM is a centre for excellence in the processes, systems and technologies needed to support and enable engineering from concept to remanufacture. From user-centred design to sustainable design, from manufacturing operations to remanufacturing, from advanced materials research to systems engineering.

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Work, Employment, Skills and Training : Where Next for Scotland?

Findlay, Patricia and Commander, Johanna and Lindsay, Colin and Keep, Ewart and Wilde, Stephanie (2014) Work, Employment, Skills and Training : Where Next for Scotland? [Report]

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Abstract

This report examines employment and workplace issues in Scotland as thinking about these areas evolves in the run-up to the referendum in September 2014. Whatever the constitutional future of Scotland, the focus of this research is of considerable importance to economic, social and political life on both sides of the border. In the context of the preparations for the 2014 referendum, however, the report has a particular role to play in offering a synthesis of developments to date and a snapshot of contemporary issues, priorities and concerns. The report has been written for a policy and practitioner audience.