While it may be comfortable for many older workers to remain at home, doing so risks limiting the professional development of the next generation.
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City MinutesCity Minutes: How to level up… skills
Senior Analyst Elena Magrini on what the Government needs to do in skills policy to level up the UK.
Nobody yet knows what the future of post-pandemic work looks like, but it may not be as different as some expect.
Last week, voters in the West of England elected Dan Norris as their metro mayor. Researcher Guilherme Rodrigues takes a closer look at what the mayor will have to do to raise public awareness of his role and support the city-region in its future growth.
Job postings in cities and large towns in the North and Midlands are recovering fastest, while London and other cities are lagging.
Almost 10 million new jobs will need to be generated to recover from the pandemic, making job creation the most pressing policy challenge we face in the immediate future.
While retail and hospitality account for the largest shares of jobs on furlough across the country, the export base of some places has been particularly affected, raising concerns about their ability to bounce back.
Ensuring young people across the UK have access to relevant, good quality post-16 education and training options must be part of the Government's ‘levelling up’ agenda.
While the take-up of the Job Retention Scheme has increased everywhere in January to reflect the third lockdown, there are signs that things are less bad than during the first one.
While over the summer many social distancing restrictions were lifted almost everywhere, this was not reflected in the same way in local labour markets.