Today nearly seven in ten workers (68%) would benefit from growing their digital skills and capabilities.

This report looks across the whole UK workforce, asking who is without the Essential Digital Skills for Work, what skills they need, and what is the benefit to businesses in addressing these needs.

In addition to providing this granular insight, this report looks at what can be done, proposing a set of actions that businesses can take to develop the digital capability and confidence of their workforce. It is designed to enable business to act and close the digital skill gap in working age adults across the UK.

Unpacking the hidden middle was produced in partnership with: