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International facts and figures 2019 [2019] External document

Presents a snapshot of the international dimensions of UK higher education. Includes information on: the number of international students choosing to study in the UK; which countries the students com...

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A 21st century skills system for Wales: challenges and opportunities [2019] External document

Explores the challenges and opportunities facing the skills system in Wales, and the ways in which the skills system is being prepared for the future. Outlines the policy context for the report, highl...

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How is Brexit really affecting talent?, IN People Management, Jul/Aug 2019, pp8-9 [2019]

Looks at current trends in the UK labour market, and considers the effect of Brexit on the availability of talent. Discusses: factors influencing the UK labour market: the drop in the UK’s net employm...

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In the zone? Have enterprise zones delivered the jobs they promised? [2019] External document

Assesses how well enterprise zones has performed five years after their inception in 2012. Uses data from the Office for National Statistics’ Business Structure Database. Looks at the impact of the fi...

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Willing to pay for security: a discrete choice experiment to analyse labour supply preferences (CEP discussion paper no 1632) [2019] Full document External document

Investigates the extent to which labour supply preferences are responsible for the rise in atypical work arrangements in the UK and US. Explains that atypical work arrangements cover short and zero ho...

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Encouraging business growth and job creation (House of Lords Library briefing) [2019] Full document External document

Provides briefing material about key factors affecting business growth in the UK, focusing on the business taxation regime. Considers how business-friendly the UK is in international terms, and outlin...

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State of small business Britain report 2019 [2019] External document

Presents three reports on the current state of small business in the UK. Reports on SME trends focusing on: business confidence; job creation and destruction; entrepreneurship; and firm growth. Consid...

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How productivity could deliver inclusive growth in Scotland [2019] Full document External document

Explores the challenges and opportunities to improve productivity growth in the Scottish economy. Describes the importance of productivity, challenges in measuring productivity and the links between p...

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Full potential of digital technologies for FE yet to be realised, IN 14-19 Learning and Skills Bulletin, No 302 19 Jun 2019, p9 [2019]

Looks at the use of digital technologies to support teaching and learning in further education (FE), drawing on the findings of surveys involving teachers and learners. Outlines the two surveys carrie...

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The economic performance of Britain's cities: patterns, processes and policy implications [2019] External document

Explores the economic evolution and performance of Britain’s cities since 1971. Discusses the problems involved in defining city boundaries - functional versus administrative. Discusses the concept o...

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