Employment & Social policy

Publication date: 31 May 2019 | Publication type: Report | Theme: Employment & Social policy | Authors: Manzoni, C, Rolfe, H | Report to: Department for Education
Religious and ethnic segregation in schools is an issue of concern for educationalists and policy makers because it has implications for equality and for inclusion and social cohesion. This report was commissioned by the Department for Education to provide evidence on how segregation might be...
Publication date: 13 May 2019 | Publication type: Report | Theme: Employment & Social policy | Authors: Runge, J | External authors: Wright, H, Dorsett, R, Anders, K, Buzzeo, J, Sanders, M | Project: Improving Working Memory | Report to: Education Endowment Foundation
This Education Endowment Foundation project was a randomised controlled trial (RCT) with 127 schools participating. It tested two interventions: the Improving Working Memory intervention (WM) and an adapted version, named the Working Memory Plus intervention (WM+). Both aimed to improve the...
| Theme: Employment & Social policy
This Education Endowment Foundation project was a randomised controlled trial (RCT) with 127 schools participating. It tested two interventions: the Improving Working Memory intervention (WM) and an adapted version, named the Working Memory Plus intervention (WM+). Both aimed to improve the...
Publication date: 25 Apr 2019 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Theme: Employment & Social policy, Britain & Finance | External authors: Bulat, A | JEL classification: F22; J08 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 248 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
A new skills-based immigration system, with a preference for the highly-skilled, is central to UK policy debates in the Brexit context, arguably responding to majority public opinion on migration. Through qualitative fieldwork with British, Polish and Romanian citizens living in two local...
Publication date: 25 Apr 2019 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Theme: Employment & Social policy, Exiting the EU & Britain after Brexit | External authors: Consterdine, E | JEL classification: F22, J08 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 248 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
Free movement has been at the heart of the Brexit debate, with the government grappling between satisfying public and business demands for restrictive and liberal approaches to immigration respectively. In response the government have advocated temporary migration as a potential solution, including...
Publication date: 25 Apr 2019 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Theme: Employment & Social policy, Exiting the EU & Britain after Brexit | External authors: Sumption, M | JEL classification: F22, J61 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 248 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
This paper examines the implications of labour migration models that rely on employer sponsorship. According to UK government proposals, long-term migration into high-skilled jobs after Brexit will require workers to be sponsored by employers, while workers in low-skilled and low-wage jobs will...
Publication date: 25 Apr 2019 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Theme: Employment & Social policy, Exiting the EU & Britain after Brexit | External authors: Green, A | JEL classification: J61, J68, R58 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 248 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
In an era of free movement UK employers have had ready access to a supply of labour from the European Union to fill lowskilled jobs. This has enabled them to adopt business models, operating within broader supply chains, that take advantage of this source of labour and the flexibility that many...

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