Attrition in the trades: research overview

By Sara Wilson Research summary 7 November 2011


This overview provides a discussion about the report ‘Attrition in the trades’, and concludes that the problem of attrition in the trades is more one of perception than reality. A comparison between trade and professional workers revealed that trade workers are not more likely to leave their occupation than their professional counterparts.


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