Workforce planning Blog

A key priority for you as an employer will be workforce planning to ensure that, post-Brexit, you have the right number of people, in the right place, at the right time, at the right costs and with the right skills. The Government has introduced the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) to help transition from the EU free movement we have today to a domestic system of skills-based immigration for future migrants. Under the EUSS, all EU nationals (along with EEA and Swiss citizens) living in the UK have the right to register for pre-settled or settled status, which would allow them to continue living and working in the UK.

Workforce planning is a tried and tested process designed to assist businesses in making insightful commercial decisions about the future. Insight is gained by understanding the future of work context, environmental scanning, being able to respond to the impact of supply and demand and to bridge future capability gaps. By using an effective workforce planning framework and toolkit the prediction of short term resource planning, medium term operational issues and what capabilities are required to meet long term business strategy can be more accurately planned for.

Join me (Ally Weeks) on the CIPD stand at 14:30 on both days of the show, where I will discuss all these topics and how to keep calm and carry on through BREXIT.

Ally Weeks, Commercial Learning Consultant


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