Soft skills “worth £88 billion” to UK economy

Posted on Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 by

A group of major employers, led by McDonald’s, has called for measures to formally recognise and promote soft skills such as communication and teamwork. In their report, The Value of Soft Skills to the Economy, they estimate that the value of soft skills to the UK economy is around £88 billion, and that this could grow to more than £127 billion by 2025.