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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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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

The Chancellor must use the Budget to invest in the North’s industry

It is time for the government to match its rhetoric on decarbonisation and levelling up with action, says Jonathan Webb. Aspirations to decarbonise our economy and level up the country are...

03/03/2021
Blog post Expert comment Economy Environment Jobs & skills Budget IPPR North

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 Chancellor's Challenge: delivering a stimulus for post-pandemic recovery

The pandemic has had dire consequences for people’s lives – not just in health terms, but economically. This tide of hardship will only swell without adequate support for the economy.

23/11/2020
Publication Briefing Economy Environment Jobs & skills Public services Centre for Economic Justice Coronavirus response IPPR

Immigration policy statement

Eight leading employers' associations joint statement in support of IPPR immigration reform policy proposals to increase flexibility and reward employers who invest in local skills

03/11/2020
Blog post Jobs & skills Society & migration IPPR

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

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