18 results for 'Published=16/09/2017 - 30/09/2017'

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Unions take on challenges of organising in gig economy, IN Labour Research, Vol 106 No 9 Sep 2017, pp14-17 [2017]

Looks at the rise of ‘insecure’ employment in the UK and how unions are trying to support workers in such industries. Explains that insecure employment covers not just those in the ‘gig-economy’, but ...

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Independent review of the creative industries [2017] Full document External document

Considers the ways in which the UK Government and industry could work together to develop a sectoral deal for the creative industries as part of the Industrial Strategy. Focuses on addressing barrier...

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Scottish labour market trends (Vol 1 No 4 Sep 2017) [2017] Full document External document

Provides data and analysis concerning labour market trends in Scotland. Draws on various statistical sources including the Labour Force Survey. Reports that key labour market indicators show high leve...

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The apprenticeship game (housing associations and the apprenticeship levy, IN Inside Housing, Vol 34 No 35 15 Sep 2017, pp20, 22-23 [2017]

Looks at preparations within the social housing sector for implementing the new apprenticeship levy. Notes that new standards have been developed covering sector-specific and employer-specific knowled...

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13 national initiatives for the long-term unemployed, IN Skillset and Match, No 11 Sep 2017, pp12-16 [2017] External document

Looks at a range of vocational training initiatives for the long term unemployed across Europe. Provides case studies covering: subsidised training and work experience programmes in Cyprus, UK and Lat...

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How to stop early leavers, IN Skillset and Match, No 11 Sep 2017, pp18-21 [2017] External document

Looks at approaches to preventing young people from leaving education early, drawing on case studies from around Europe. Discusses projects aimed at identifying and supporting young people at risk of ...

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Non-compliance and enforcement of the National Minimum Wage [2017] Full document External document

Considers the scale and nature of non-compliance with, and enforcement activities in relation to, the National Minimum Wage (NMR) and National Living Wage (NLR). Outlines the role of the Low Pay Commi...

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Working time patterns for sustainable work [2017] External document

Provides an overview of recent trends in working time organisation and duration in the EU, using findings from the 2015 European Working Conditions Survey. Explores, from a gender and life course pers...

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Understanding how Universal Credit influences employment behaviour [2017] Full document External document

Explores the ways in which Universal Credit (UC) is driving behavioural change in the labour market, drawing on analysis of the experiences of different UC claimant groups. Outlines the policy context...

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Understanding the impact of stopping tax credits on the self-employed: phase 2 (HM Revenue and Customs report no 440) [2017] External document

Presents key findings from a research project exploring: customer understanding of and responses to new guidance requiring self-employed people to estimate their annual taxable profits and calculate t...

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