Work and Inequality
Back on Track: Making the most of parents’ working lives
This report outlines the impact of parenthood on the work outcomes of mothers and fathers. Mothers face a long-term employment penalty, comprising shorter hours and lower hourly earnings. Fathers too struggle to balance their work responsibilities with caring for their family.
|Published:||11 June 2018|
|Author(s):||Nicole Gicheva, Nigel Keohane|
Productivity takes Leave? Maternity benefits and career opportunities of women in academia
In this paper, Vera Troeger, Research Theme Leader at the Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) looks at the effect of maternity benefits on the career opportunities of women in academia.
|Published:||17 April 2018|
Working it out: responses and recommendations to the rise in self-employment
The pamphlet looks at the rising trend in self-employment from a variety of perspectives, including tax, regulation and red tape, pensions and mortgages, trade unions and the self-employed, enterprise education,...
|Published:||21 February 2017|
|Author:||Rachel Reeves MP|
The Employment Divide: Is it possible to simplify the distinction between self-employment and employment?
This paper looks at way to close the divide between employment and self-employment.
|Published:||17 November 2016|
Striving for better: Welfare and a labour market that work for disabled people
This is the second in a series of reports by the Social Market Foundation that consider the Government’s ambition of halving the disability employment gap.
|Published:||20 October 2016|
Tough Gig: Tackling low paid self employment in London & the UK
This report looks at the growing problem of low paid self employment in the UK and offers recommendations on what the government can do to address this important issue.
|Published:||18 October 2016|
|Author(s):||Nida Broughton, Ben Richards|
Working Well: How employers can improve the wellbeing and productivity of their workforce
In this report we consider ways in which we can reduce stress and boost workplace engagement to help improve UK productivity.
|Published:||25 January 2016|