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20 December 2012
The Big Innovation Centre believes it is important to celebrate the most innovative companies in our country.
19 December 2012
The Government has reduced the consultation period for redundancy from 90 days to 45 days. Is the Government's 'Mood Music' helpful in promoting good workplace relations.
Professor Sue Cox
17 December 2012
Over the last year, I’ve chaired the Business School Task Force set up by the Department of Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) to advise Government on how UK business schools can support economic growth through strengthening their engagement with MSBs. The task force’s report was published in November 2012 and is a call to action for business schools, MSBs, Government and the wider business community.
14 December 2012
There’s a debate swirling around in the blogosphere about robots, and whether they’re stealing our jobs.
By Katy Jones
In the first report from our Missing Million programme, we found that transport can present a significant barrier for young people in their search for work. Today (14 Dec) we release a new policy paper, “Transport Barriers to Youth Employment”, which digs a bit deeper into this issue.
13 December 2012
Mark Hoban MP didn’t reveal anything too shocking in his responses to the audience at our recent event, but several interesting topics were raised.
Dr Neil Lee
12 December 2012
The labour market has been performing well. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is now four percent lower than at the start of 2008. But despite this massive economic shock, there are actually more people in employment now than when the crisis began. On the face of it, it looks like the labour market has done well in 2012. Yet dig beneath the employment figures, and the labour market in 2013 faces some tough challenges.
It’s Christmas time – and it turns out that the season has a big effect on today’s labour market statistics, but probably not in the way you expect.
Performance-related pay for teachers was announced in the Autumn Budget. But does evidence support the ideas behind the policy?
Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) remain the single most important cause of absence from work among UK workers. With more support from public serices, this could all change.
06 December 2012
Last week, I argued that this year’s Autumn Statement would be one of the most difficult economic speeches delivered for years. Unfortunately yesterday’s statement was modest and immediately forgettable.
At face value, the OBR forecast may not seem very interesting - but behind the scenes, debate is raging about what the future of the UK economy looks like.
05 December 2012
Today’s (5 December) OBR forecasts suggest that it now considers that a larger proportion of the deficit was driven by the economic cycle instead of being a permanent structural hole in the public finances.
04 December 2012
Carers Rights Day last week aimed to raise awareness and give advice to the 6.4 million people in the UK who are caring for members of their family, but many are having to choose between their caring responsibilities and their career.
30 November 2012
With the dust beginning to settle after the Work Programme’s first statistical release, we now have a bit of breathing space in which to drill deeper into the figures, particularly those regarding disability and mental health.