26 results for 'Published=16/07/2018 - 31/07/2018'

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Revealed: region and gender impact on chief executive pay, IN Local Government Chronicle, No 7728 19 Jul 2018, p1 [2018]

Reports on analysis of the pay of chief executives of local authorities in England. Looks at the gender divide, finding that more chief executives are male than female and that men get paid more. Expl...

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The agenda: senior management audit (local government pay), IN Local Government Chronicle, No 7728 19 Jul 2018, pp10-13 [2018]

Presents a collection of articles on a survey of local authority senior executives’ pay. Includes a short introductory piece suggesting that local government offers far less pay than the private secto...

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Learning difficulties: higher education and the internet, IN Economist, Vol 428 No 9101 21-27 Jul 2018, p55 [2018] External document

Examines how university providers of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have struggled to make much money while online programme managers (OPMs) that put universities online and also recruit student...

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Worrying trend as apprentice numbers fall, IN Basic and Workplace Skills Bulletin, No 307 16 Jul 2018, p2 [2018]

Discusses the decrease in the number of apprenticeship starts recorded by the Department for Education – 24,100 in April 2018 compared with 39,400 in April 2016 (a 39% decrease). Highlights concerns v...

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Building communities that work: the role of housing associations in supporting employment [2018] External document

Examines the role of housing associations in supporting tenants to access employment. Analyses housing association survey data. Highlights levels of employment, unemployment and inactivity among socia...

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ETF research provides guidance for effective employer engagement, IN Basic and Workplace Skills Bulletin, No 306 9 July 2018, pp4-5 [2018]

Discusses a report and guidance document, based on research carried out by the Learning and Work Institute for the Education and Training Foundation, into effective employer engagement with 16 and 17-...

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OECD concludes that careers advice justifies public investment, IN 14-19 Learning and Skills Bulletin, No 270 11 July, pp8-9 [2018]

Reports on a paper by the OECD, ‘Working it Out: Career Guidance and Employer Engagement’, which analyses the need for, and delivery of, career guidance in OECD countries. Highlights the difficulties ...

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Bartleby: degrees of separation, a welcome upgrade to apprenticeships, IN Economist, Vol 428 No 9100 14-20 Jul 2018, p58 [2018] External document

Discusses the introduction of university degrees for manufacturing apprentices in the UK. Describes how the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) in South Yorkshire allows apprentices to stud...

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Older people and employment: fourth report of session 2018-19 (HC 359) [2018] Full document External document

Discusses older people and employment. Explores the ageing workforce, the industries where older people work, and government policy on older workers. Assesses the impact of age discrimination on emplo...

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It takes more than big bucks to attract the right people (battle for talent), IN Scottish Business Insider, Vol 35 No 4 Jul/Aug 2018, pp27-30 [2018]

Discusses the increasingly competitive labour market in Scotland and the UK, and the fact that the battle for talent is intensifying as businesses have to work harder to attract and retain the right p...

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