This report by the CIPD provides a picture of the state of the UK’s skills base and how well workers’ skills are being used and developed at work.
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This report from the CIPD focusses on the main policy and practice issues that national governments and employers need to consider if they wish to retain older workers.
The UK’s problem of in-work poverty is only partly addressed by pay rises. This report examines how human resources and development (HRM/D) practices could help tackle in-work poverty, and assesses the business case for their adoption.
Take action to increase the female labour market participation rate and act now on youth unemployment: the European Commission puts forward its recommendations to help the UK improve its economy.
This report aims to improve targeting of initiatives for households in poverty by increasing our knowledge of the economic activity status and skills levels of households.
This report by Adecco covers the main changes affecting workforces today.
In this report, McKinsey discuss the strained market for skills and how it's expected to worsen significantly by 2030.
On December 15, 2011, the Atlantic Council partnered with PwC to host an inaugural high-level roundtable of leading business, government, and academic experts to analyze the global mismatch between skills and jobs, better known as the “skills gap,” and offer policy solutions. This report summarizes the conclusions of that discussion.
This Work Foundation paper sets out the evidence for sustaining the expansion of higher education provision, against a background of impending Government spending cuts. The analysis focuses on what the 2020 knowledge economy needs from our higher education system and how scarce public funds can best be focused to deliver this.
This report by Strategy&Business argues that the successful companies of 2020 will be those that effectively implement information technologies that transform when and how people do their jobs.