Tag Archives: Employment and Labour Market

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Companies ignore poverty despite ESG promises, new research shows

The Social Market Foundation think-tank found that FTSE-100 companies are 64 times more likely to address environmental issues than to discuss poverty in their statements about Environmental, Social and Governance...
Published: 23 January 2022
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“Forgetting to call the plumber puts Net Zero at risk” – think-tank

The Social Market Foundation said that the Government strategy aimed at decarbonising home heating does not give plumbers and other workers enough incentive to get training to install the heat...
Published: 18 November 2021
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Tom Tugendhat MP speech to the SMF

Community Conservatism, Tom Tugendhat’s speech to the Social Market Foundation This is the text of the speech as it was written, not as it was delivered.  For the delivered version, see...
Published: 08 November 2018
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Family carers propping up the care system – and paying the price

The Social Market Foundation has calculated that there are 7.6 million people in the UK who provide unpaid care for a relative. That is 1 million more than in 2005....
Published: 16 July 2018
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Two million self-employed workers would earn less than Labour’s proposed £10 per hour minimum wage

Hike in hourly rate could push more workers into cheaper and less secure forms of employment New research, released today by the Social Market Foundation (SMF) think tank, warns that...
Published: 10 April 2017
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New polling reveals ‘trust gap’ between British workers and employers

Exclusive new polling from the Social Market Foundation (SMF) and Grant Thornton, conducted by Populus, reveals the extent of the ‘trust gap’ between British workers and their employers.
Published: 29 November 2016
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Self-employed workers may be getting worst of both worlds

New report finds self-employed are more likely to work unpaid overtime and less likely to receive training than employees – yet many lack autonomy at work.
Published: 17 November 2016
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Report of the first meeting of the APPG for Best Brexit

A report of the first meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Best Brexit. The meeting took place on Monday 14 November 2016 at Committee Room 6, House of Commons.
Published: 15 November 2016
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Social Market Foundation response to today’s Uber employment ruling

SMF chief economist Nida Broughton responds to today’s Uber/GMB employment ruling.
Published: 28 October 2016
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