You are required to provide written responses to each of the following six questions Beneath each question you will see the Assessment Criteria which that question relates to:
Your organisation is based in two different countries (the UK and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia). Write a short account which briefly assesses the labour market trends in each country. In your account, briefly explain the significance of tight and loose labour market conditions and how organisations position themselves strategically in competitive labour markets.
(Assessment Criteria 1.1, 1.2, 1.3)
Give a brief description of the role of government, employers and trade unions in ensuring future skills needs are met.
(Assessment Criteria 1.4)
Briefly describe the main principles of effective workforce planning and give some examples of any tools that may be used for this.