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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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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

Better than cure: Injury prevention policy

Injuries are the leading cause of preventable death in children and young people. As such, they present a significant cost to individuals, society, and the economy. Although the UK has been a world leader in injury prevention policy, austerity and a lack of strategy have hampered further improvement.

13/08/2020
Publication Report Jobs & skills Business Centre for Economic Justice IPPR

A 21st century skills system for Wales: Challenges and opportunities

Wales is at the centre of a number of significant disruptions likely to bring long-term changes for its people and economy. Some of these are global in nature, such as automation and technological...

17/07/2019
Publication Report Jobs & skills New Skills at Work Wales Population and demographics IPPR Scotland

The skills system in Northern Ireland: Challenges and opportunities

The skills system will be crucial to meeting the challenges and changes facing Northern Ireland in the coming years. The skills system, through its learners and the employers it works with, can be...

15/08/2018
Publication Report Jobs & skills Business New Skills at Work Northern Ireland IPPR Scotland