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Guaranteeing the right start: Preventing youth unemployment after Covid-19

Publication Report Jobs & skills Young people IPPR
Topic: Jobs & skills

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What does the UK-EU deal mean for workers' rights?

This short briefing sets out the implications of the level playing field provisions in the Trade and Cooperation Agreement for any future UK reforms relating to workers’ rights.

27/01/2022
Publication Briefing Jobs & skills Progressive Brexit IPPR

Delivering a fair work recovery in Scotland: Securing a living income for all

Fair work can provide people with a decent standard of living, a sense of purpose and a means of contributing to society. But for too many people in Scotland, work fails to deliver decent living standards or the security on which to build a good life.

23/08/2021
Publication Report Jobs & skills Scotland IPPR Scotland

Better than before: A fair work recovery

The Covid-19 public health crisis has dominated our lives for more than a year. In economic terms, however, the crisis is likely to dominate for many years to come. Once the virus is brought under...

30/04/2021
Publication Briefing Jobs & skills IPPR Scotland

Lessons learned: Just transitions from around the world

From #BuildBackBetter and Black Lives Matter to net zero – 2020 has been characterised by calls for a better and more sustainable future. This paper explores how we can better design public policy to support a rapid and fair transition to net zero and the restoration of nature.

02/12/2020
Publication Report Environment Jobs & skills Environmental Justice Commission IPPR

The 100,000 challenge

100,000 new opportunities needed in Scotland to head off threat of highest youth unemployment levels since records began As Scotland’s schools begin to return following the Covid-19 lockdown...

27/08/2020
Blog post Long read Jobs & skills IPPR Scotland Coronavirus response

Rescue and recovery: Covid-19, jobs and income security

We are entering a period of high unemployment with stifled job creation. The government's response to the unemployment crisis so far relies on a quicker bounce back in economic activity than either the Office for Budget Responsibility or the Bank of England are predicting.

16/08/2020
Publication Report Jobs & skills Coronavirus response Future Welfare State IPPR