• UPCOMING EVENTS

Young, gifted and slack? Unblocking the career barriers for millennials

Thursday 23 February 2017

Speech by Employment Minister Damian Hinds The UK jobs market has surpassed all expectations in recent years, with employment reaching a record high at the start of 2016 and staying there for the rest of the year. But this success has not been spread equally. While over-50s have accounted for two-thirds of net jobs growth, … Continued

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A tough gig. Can policy keep pace with a changing workplace?

Monday 20 February 2017

Work & Security

From the rise of the gig economy and self-employment, to zero-hours contracts and agency work the modern workplace is changing rapidly. But the policy response to these huge shifts – from employment rights to the taxation of profits and pay – has been slow to catch up. Where does policy need to change to reflect … Continued

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A tale of four cities

Thursday 26 January 2017

Shared Growth

Resolution Foundation city events programme In the wake of Brexit and as we look toward the first ever Metro mayoral elections next May, England’s cities are in the spotlight. From the Northern Powerhouse to the Midlands Engine and beyond, the future of our economy will depend on the strength of our cities and their surrounding … Continued

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Living Standards across the South Yorkshire Metro Area

Thursday 19 January 2017

Wages & Income

In the wake of Brexit and as we look toward the first ever Metro mayoral elections this May, England’s cities are in the spotlight. From the Northern Powerhouse to the Midlands Engine and beyond, the future of our economy will depend on the strength of our cities. But there are huge economic inequalities both between … Continued

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