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Investigating the untapped potential of UK skills

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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Creating longer, more fulfilling working lives: Employer practice in five European countries

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Creating longer, more fulfilling working lives: Employer practice in five European countries

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. 

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Rewarding work for low paid 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.

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Europe 2020 in the United Kingdom

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.

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Poverty, economic status and skills: what are the links?

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.

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Managing the modern workforce: the workplace revolution

This report by Adecco covers the main changes affecting workforces today.

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The world at work: jobs, pay and skills for 3.5 billion people

In this report, McKinsey discuss the strained market for skills and how it's expected to worsen significantly by 2030.

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New solutions to close the skills gap

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.

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Shaping up for innovation: Are we delivering the right skills for the 2020 knowledge economy

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.

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Keeping up with workforce 2020

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.

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