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Ethnicity, poverty, and the data in Scotland

This report from UK think tank the Joseph Rowntree Foundation looks at poverty levels for people in minority ethnic communities in Scotland. Poverty levels for people in minority ethnic communities

Making hybrid inclusive

This report from UK think tank the Work Foundation looks at the key priorities for employers and Government on hybrid working. This joint research by the Work Foundation and The

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

This report from UK think tank the Institute for Government looks at how successful was the furlough scheme and what should happen next? The furlough scheme risks providing poor value

Full employment and good jobs for all

This report from UK think tank IPPR looks at why the UK is seeing a lopsided jobs recovery and what to do about it. The UK economy is on its

Modern poverty

This report from UK think tank New Policy Institute looks at why work is no longer the route out of poverty in the UK. After six disastrous years, the number

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By Anna Round

The north of England needs a skilled workforce and a system for skills development that meets the changing needs of…

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By George Bangham; Stephen Clarke

The pay of Britain’s workers has rarely been out of the news in the past decade. The unprecedented squeeze on…

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By Carys Roberts; Mathew Lawrence; Loren King

As machines become increasingly capable of performing tasks once thought to be the sole preserve of people, some commentators have…

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By Stephen Clarke

In Q3 2017 labour market observers were looking for signs that nominal pay growth could finally be picking up or…

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By Conor D'arcy

Discussion around the Taylor Review and quality of work has often focused on zero-hours contracts and the gig economy. But…

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By Louis Rostain

The recent Employment Flexibility Index uses data provided by the World Bank’s Doing Business Labour Market Regulation Questionnaire to compare…

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By Diego Zuluaga

Widespread automation is often named as the greatest long-term threat to human employment. But Europe’s immediate job market problems are…

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By Gabriele Piazza

The economic performance of UK cities is increasingly dependent on the skills of their workforce. Cities across the UK face…

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By Conor D'arcy

This is our seventh annual report on the prevalence of low pay in Britain. It uses the latest data available…

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By Diego Zuluaga

Posted workers are temporarily sent from one member state to another, usually for projects of short duration. There were 1.1.…

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