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Our policy work

Aiming to influence policy and practice, we disseminate evidence-based research, analysis and opinions on areas of work that influence the individual, their workplace and the larger economy. Our policy work highlights some of the critical issues that need greater focus.

Through our programme of events, provocations and white papers, we provide a common platform which promotes debate and articulates the views of all stakeholders, leading to better outcomes for all.

Launch of the Health at Work policy unit

The Health at Work policy unit provides evidence-based policy recommendations and commentary on contemporary issues around health, wellbeing and work. It aims to provide an independent, authoritative and evidence- based voice capable of articulating the views of all stakeholders.

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Agenda for work 2015

The Work Foundation is formulating its 2015 Agenda for Work with a series of provocation papers and events between now and the start of the 2015 General Election campaign period with particular focus on the key areas of low pay, job insecurity,youth unemployment and productivity.

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Fit for Work

The Fit for Work project looks at the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders in 27 EU countries and beyond. The Fit for Work Coalition joins people with long-term conditions, healthcare professionals, employers and policymakers to improve the health and wellbeing of employees.

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Youth unemployment

The number of unemployed young people in the UK stands at almost one million and, unlike adult unemployment, this number has hardly fallen since the recession. Of particular concern are the young people unemployed for over 12 months as the scarring affects on wages, future unemployment and mental and physical wellbeing.

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