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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

Mind the gap

This latest report from UK think tank EPICENTER looks at pay transparency provisions in the EU. The European Commission seeks to strengthen the principle of equal pay for work of

Productivity: firing on all cylinders

This report from UK think tank the Institute for Government looks at why restoring growth is a matter for every UK sector. A narrow focus on high-value sectors will not

Hybrid and remote working in the North of England: Impact and future prospects

This report from UK think tank the Work Foundation looks at the new shift to hybrid working. As the full scale and implications of the post-pandemic shift to hybrid working

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By Michael Johnson

Ahead of the DWP review on Automatic Enrolment (AE), leading pensions expert Michael Johnson details 12 specific pension reforms in…

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By Nigel Keohane

The UK’s employment and tax rules no-longer work and they increasingly sit at odds with our diverse and flexible labour…

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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 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 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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By Saskia Greenhalgh

Business is one of the best tools for social mobility that society has; driving employment and economic growth, and facilitating…

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