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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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The narrow corridor

New research reveals the scale of the job losses under the Chancellor’s new Job Support Scheme and the Job Retention Bonus when the furlough scheme winds up at the end of the month.

10/10/2020
Publication Report Economy Jobs & skills Centre for Economic Justice Coronavirus response Future Welfare State IPPR

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

Social (in)security: Reforming the UK’s social safety net

The UK has experienced a decade of austerity. While this has not resulted in a dramatic decrease in public spending in absolute terms, it does represent the longest pause in real-terms spending...

14/11/2019
Publication Report Jobs & skills IPPR New Social Risks

Working well: A plan to reduce long term sickness absence

Not enough is being done by businesses or government to prevent people leaving work and moving onto sickness benefits; the result is a stubbornly high number of employment support allowance and...

15/02/2017
Publication Jobs & skills Business New Skills at Work Report