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Setting the record straight: how record employment has changed the UK [2019] External document

Explores how employment levels in Britain have changed. Analyses Labour Market Statistics from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Notes that in 2018, a decade on from the recession, the employm...

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Work-retirement cultures: a further piece of the puzzle to explain differences in the labour market participation of older people in Europe, IN Ageing and Society, Vol 38 No 8 Aug 2018, pp1527-1555 [2019]

Examines the extent to which culture helps explain differences in labour market participation of older people across Europe, drawing on analysis of the European Social Survey. Discusses theoretical co...

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What if there's no Brexit deal? (House of Commons Library briefing paper no 08397) [2019] External document

Reports on the potential consequences of Britain leaving the European Union without a withdrawal agreement. Describes the most recent negotiating stances, with the UK arguing for a common rule book an...

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Who cares? Building the care workforce of the future [2018] External document

Looks at the workforce challenges in social care and proposes practical steps that organisations can take to tackle them. Notes that while developing and maintaining a sustainable workforce is key to ...

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Manufacturing: statistics and policy (Briefing paper no 01942) [2018] Full document External document

Examines the manufacturing sector in the UK, providing data, statistics, and analysis of recent developments and pressures. Argues that the manufacturing sector is vital to the UK economy, accounting ...

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The state of the adult social care sector and workforce in England [2018] External document

Provides information about the adult social care sector in England. Reports that adult social care is a growing sector that, in 2017, had around 21,200 organisations with 41,000 care providing locatio...

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Staying ahead: are international students going down under? [2018] External document

Reports the results of an inquiry by the higher education commission, looking at how higher education (HE) could be grown to deliver the government’s 2020 target to expand revenue from international H...

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Economic benefits of vocational education: an update (In focus) - 2nd edition [2018]

Discusses the benefits of vocational education and training (VET). Explains that the UK has relatively low participation in vocational education compared to other countries, but that it is becoming in...

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The economic contribution of Celtic FC [2018] External document

Examines the economic contribution of Celtic FC to the Scottish economy. Employs a spending and economic impact methodology which includes two elements - spending by Celtic FC and spending by spectato...

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Time for policy redemption? A review of the evidence on the disclosure of criminal records [2018] External document

Presents the findings of a systematic review of evidence relating to disclosure and criminal record checking in an employment context. Includes literature selected through a key word search of journa...

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