Impact of skill-shortage vacancies in the UK 2017

Reported impact on establishments of skill-shortage vacancies (SSVs) in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017

by Daniel Clark, last edited Jan 10, 2019
Impact of skill-shortage vacancies in the UK 2017 This statistic shows the reported impact on establishments of skill-shortage vacancies (SSVs) in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017. Establishments with such vacancies were asked what impact these had. The most common impact was said to be increased workload for the existing staff, at 85 percent. Among some of the other common answers was difficulty meeting customer service objectives.
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Reported impact on establishments of skill-shortage vacancies (SSVs) in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017

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Proportion of all establishments with SSVs
Increased workload for other staff85%
Difficulties meeting customer services objectives48%
Lose business or orders to competitors43%
Experience increased operating costs43%
Delay developing new products or services40%
Have difficulties introducing new working practices35%
Have difficulties meeting quality standards34%
Outsource work31%
Withdraw from offering certain products/services25%
Difficulties introducing technological change23%
None5%
Proportion of all establishments with SSVs
Increased workload for other staff85%
Difficulties meeting customer services objectives48%
Lose business or orders to competitors43%
Experience increased operating costs43%
Delay developing new products or services40%
Have difficulties introducing new working practices35%
Have difficulties meeting quality standards34%
Outsource work31%
Withdraw from offering certain products/services25%
Difficulties introducing technological change23%
None5%
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by Daniel Clark, last edited Jan 10, 2019
This statistic shows the reported impact on establishments of skill-shortage vacancies (SSVs) in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017. Establishments with such vacancies were asked what impact these had. The most common impact was said to be increased workload for the existing staff, at 85 percent. Among some of the other common answers was difficulty meeting customer service objectives.
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