While unemployment rates are at a record low, exploratory analysis with the OECD suggests they could be an underestimate.
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Join us for the launch of new analysis with the OECD of recent trends in economic inactivity
The Queen’s Speech offered the outlines of a clear programme for cities under a Boris Johnson government – more infrastructure and more mayors, reforms to self-employment and training and social care funding fixed once and for all.
The large growth in self-employment in the taxi and private hire industry has made self-employment an increasingly urban issue. But this raises questions about training in an ever changing jobs market.
This event at Conservative Party Conference will focus on what cities can do – and what they need from central government – to get people and their skills robot-ready.
This event at Labour Party Conference will focus on what cities can do – and what they need from central government – to get people and their skills robot-ready.
Cities can offer low-skilled people good economic outcomes that support inclusive growth aims, but inclusive growth cannot come without economic growth.
Lifelong learning, identifying the skills of the future and supporting people with no qualifications to take-up training should be top on Gavin Williamson’s priority list
New research confirms some of our worries: to be more inclusive, strong city economies need to work on becoming more accessible.
Mayors: the run-up to 2020What Tim Bowles is doing about skills inequalities across the West of England
Despite few formal devolved powers, Tim Bowles has unveiled a package of measures to boost skills provision in the West of England.