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Leading the social enterprise: reinvent with a human focus

This report from Deloitte researches the impact the combination of economic, social, political issues and the constant acceleration of artificial intelligence challenging business strategies to reinvent their ability to learn.

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Overlooked and left behind: improving the transition from school to work for the majority of young people

This report from the Select Committee on Social Mobility finds that 53% of young people do not follow the ‘traditional’ academic route into work. It explores the reasons behind this and makes recommendations to Government. 

 

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Algorithmic hiring to improve social mobility

This article from Predictive Hire explores the barriers to occupational mobility in the UK and the growing use of predictive analytics or algorithmic hiring to neutralise unintentional prejudice against age, academic background, class, ethnicity, colour, gender, disability, sexual orientation and religion.

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Growth through people

The UK economy is on the mend. However, there are still significant issues facing skills and employment. How can these issues be resolved? The UK Commission for Employment and Skills considers.

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Future of the UK labour market

Families in which at least one adult works have become the largest poverty group in the UK. This round-up summarises the findings of a series of projects looking at the links between jobs, skills and poverty to identify sustainable solutions to in-work poverty and worklessness.

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Industrial strategy and the future of skills policy

There is a skills mismatch in the UK. Workers often don't have the right skills that businesses need, whilst the skills that do exist are often under utilised. This CIPD report explores the issues.

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OECD skills outlook 2013 - first results from the survey of adult skills

This inaugural edition of the OECD Skills Outlook is devoted to reporting the results of the first round of the Survey of Adult Skills, a product of the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC). The survey provides a rich source of data on adults’ proficiency in literacy, numeracy and problem solving in technology-rich environments.

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Snakes and ladders: who climbs the rungs of the earnings ladder

Is it becoming easier for individuals to move up the careers ladder? Who is more likely to move up the earnings ladder and who is at risk of falling behind? The Resolution Foundation’s series of work on social mobility answers these questions.

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Leitch review of skills: final report

The Leitch Review was tasked in 2004 to consider the UK's long term skills needs. It predicted (correctly) an oncoming skills gap storm set to wreak havoc in the labour market.

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