Employment

By Professor Len Shackleton

This report charts the growth of government intervention in labour markets over the past twenty years, the problems with its…

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By Matthew Whittaker; Brian Bell

Across the UK economy, the share of overall employee compensation accounted for by non-wage elements such as employer pension contributions…

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By James Kirkup

In a new paper published on Thursday, SMF think tank calls for the government’s new Immigration Skills Charge to be…

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By Richard Norrie

New analysis of the Labour Force Survey by Policy Exchange showed for the first time that the most diverse occupations…

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By James Scales

Millions of disabled people in the UK are needlessly precluded from enjoying the financial, health and emotional benefits associated with…

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By Ben Southwood; Sam Bowman

The National Living Wage is a political football and must be scrapped because it risks creating unemployment. The report, which…

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By Giovanni Caccavello

Historically, concerns about technological unemployment have proved unwarranted. Instead, technology has created more new jobs than it has destroyed old…

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By Peter Sellen; Gerard Dominguez Reig

This report provides an overview of recent trends, key challenges and current reforms to apprenticeships, drawing on the CBI/Pearson’s Education and…

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By Rachel Reeves MP

Self-employment in the UK is rising, and it brings challenges as well as opportunities. The pamphlet looks at the rising…

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