Employment & Social policy

Publication date: 25 Apr 2019 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Theme: Employment & Social policy | Authors: Rolfe, H | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 248 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
Immigration is a key economic and social issue: it has fuelled economic growth and prosperity, changed the demographic composition of the UK and shaped much of the political agenda. It played a role in the outcome of the EU referendum vote, leading the Government to seek to remove free movement...
Publication date: 27 Mar 2019 | Publication type: Report | Theme: Employment & Social policy | Authors: Manzoni, C, Rolfe, H | Pages: 95 | Report to: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Executive Summary Free movement and the extension of EU membership to Eastern and Central European countries have led to a substantial increase in migration to the UK. One result is an increase in the number of pupils who are either migrants themselves or born to recent migrants. In June 2016 the...
Publication date: 21 Feb 2019 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Theme: Employment & Social policy | Authors: Aitken, A, Dolton, P, Riley, R | NIESR discussion paper number: 501
In 2015 the UK government announced the introduction of a new ‘National Living Wage’ (NLW) that would apply to those aged 25 and above from April 2016. At a rate of £7.20, this represented a significant increase of 7.5% over the existing National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate. Previous research has...
| Theme: Education & Labour, Employment & Social policy
The policy environment around flexible working, in-work support for parents and collective rights has changed substantially in recent years. Commissioned by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the Management and Wellbeing Practices (MWP) Survey will provide up-to-date,...
Publication date: 1 Feb 2019 | Publication type: Report | Theme: Employment & Social policy | Authors: Aitken, A, Dolton, P, Riley, R
In 2015 the UK government announced the introduction of a new `National Living Wage' (NLW) that would apply to those aged 25 and above from April 2016. At a rate of £7.20, this represented a significant increase of 7.5% over the existing National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate. Previous research has...
| Theme: Employment & Social policy
The purpose of this evaluation is to demonstrate the value of the ‘Is Britain Fairer 2018’ programme to the EHRC and its external stakeholders. The findings of this evaluation will inform the strategic direction and future work of the Commission, including future IBF reviews
Publication date: 31 Oct 2018 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Theme: Employment & Social policy | Authors: Dolton, P | JEL classification: J0, J3, J5, J6 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 246 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
This article takes a short personal ‘helicopter ride’ over the main policy issues in the UK labour market, putting them into the context of the developments which have taken place in applied econometrics. We overview NIESR’s role in the study of labour economics in postwar Britain and review some...

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