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Skillset appoints fashion, textiles skills champion
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Jul '10
Fashion and textiles in Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales have a new champion to drive forward the skills and training agenda.

Jude Ross has taken up her post as fashion and textiles nations manager for Skillset. The UK's 79,000 fashion and textiles businesses joined Skillset's footprint in April, giving employers a stronger voice on skills issues for the future.

The former buyer, who has represented fashion and manufacturing companies across the UK, will be based in Scotland, where the industry is a key sector of the economy and areas like cashmere production are thriving. She will have responsibility for coordinating major strands of work, liaise with strategic partners and make sure employers are represented in the devolved nations.

Skillset chief executive Dinah Caine said: "We are delighted to have Jude on board. She is a huge asset to the organisation and will be pivotal to driving forward the fashion and textiles skills and education agenda in the devolved nations.

"It is essential that the fashion and textiles industries have access to the skills and products they need to maintain their world class position. Skillset represents a broad range of creative businesses and this move will provide the creative industries with an even stronger voice."

Skillset conducts extensive research, consults with employers and has a strong steer from senior industry professionals on its Fashion and Textiles Skills Council.

A raft of creative, technical, practical and business skills are needed, from new entrants to more established workers, to make sure the UK's fashion and textiles industries survive and thrive.

Skillset, the Sector Skills Council for Creative Media


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