Work, Skills & Education
We research all aspects of education and work, but we focus particularly on aspects that political debate often neglects: further education; vocational and technical education; apprenticeships and lifelong learning; in-work poverty.
Levelling down: the medium term local economic impact of coronavirus
The reality of the economic disruption is rarely simple: different sectors will face different levels of disruption and workers employed in those sectors are unevenly distributed by geography and demography....
|Published:||06 July 2020|
|Author(s):||Amy Norman, Kathryn Petrie|
A new safety net: guaranteeing jobs and training after the crisis
This briefing paper provides an overview of the case for Universal Job Guarantee, and why it should be harnessed in order to build and implement an effective social security system for life on the other side of our current crisis.
|Published:||10 May 2020|
|Author(s):||Kathryn Petrie, Jake Shepherd|
The parenthood penalty? Exploring gender, family and pay in London
This report, commissioned by Peabody, provides new insights into the lives of individuals living in London – in particular, with respect to their living standards and financial situation.
|Published:||05 March 2020|
Work, education, skills and the 100-year life: How can policymakers ensure the workforce is ready for extreme longevity?
Longer careers raise important questions about the future of work and education in the UK – is our education system built for the 50-year career? Are workplaces and employers adopting age-friendly policies? This report focuses on the future of work, education and skills in the era of extreme longevity.
|Published:||02 March 2020|
Strengthening employee share ownership in the UK
This report analyses the scope to promote wider individual employee share ownership in the UK, and the potential benefits of doing so.
|Published:||10 February 2020|
|Author(s):||James Kirkup, Scott Corfe|
The Next London Challenge
This report explores the employment outcomes of disadvantaged Londoners – focusing on the extent to which disadvantaged Londoners can translate their better-than-average education attainment into successful careers.
|Published:||25 November 2019|
Pay Progression for Low-Paid workers – Paper 2
This report seeks to understand whether and how policymakers can use the tools at their disposal to shape corporate-decision making. In particular, it focuses on how to encourage businesses to...
|Published:||11 October 2019|
|Author(s):||Nicole Gicheva, Scott Corfe|
Measuring the Disability Pay Gap in London
This report, commissioned by Peabody, provides new insights into the lives of individuals living in London - in particular, with respect to their living standards and financial situation.
|Published:||05 September 2019|