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

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

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

Brexit and the UK labour market

Using exclusive and up-to-the-minute data, IPPR analysis shows that other than an uncharacteristic downturn in job postings in the finance sector – particularly in London – employer recruitment...

23/09/2016
Publication Jobs & skills Business Progressive Brexit Report

England’s apprenticeships: Assessing the new system

This briefing paper reviews the government's new apprenticeship system for England – why reform was needed, how well the new system will work, concerns about its effects, and its implications for...

16/08/2016
Publication Jobs & skills Report Young people

Tipping the balance: Maximising the North East as a skills hub

The North East has historically been considered a ‘low skills’ region, but there are indications that it may soon start to realise its potential as a hub for professional and technical skills. This...

05/08/2016
Publication Jobs & skills Business IPPR North Report