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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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Developing the next generation

Tackling youth unemployment is recognised as a major issue by policy-makers and employers and young people's access to the labour market must be improved. With more of Generation Y in the workforce than ever, employers must identify the existing skills of the millennial generation and consider how these can be built on to best prepare them for the workforce. The CIPD offer their guidance.

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Working in the future

The forces reshaping the way we work are many and varied. Advancing technology, globalisation and the changing dynamic of the workforce are all having an impact on the way we work. This report by the Economist brings together academic and professional insights into these growing trends.

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Future of work

Work revolution is blurring boundaries. How are advancements in the workplace, often driven by technological innovation set to change the way we work and how can we prepare for the workplace of 2030? This report from Raconteur features a number of articles on a range of topics affecting the future of work.

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The great generational shift

This report from Hudson, provides an insight into the challenges of a multigenerational workforce and how organisations can start to plan for growth and search for the best people to lead the way.

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A good day out of the office, dear? Five trends driving the demand for new working practices

William Higham of consultancy Next Big Thing covers off some of the main issues affecting the future of work in this short article for the Economist.

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PISA 2012 results in focus: what 15-year-olds know and what they can do with what they know

The PISA study assesses the extent to which 15 year olds have acquired the key knowledge and skills that are needed to succeed in the labour market. Far eastern countries dominate the tables with exceptional performance from the majority of students. By comparison, the UK is simply average (or slightly below).

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CIPD manifesto for work: a policy programme to champion better work and working lives

The labour market is changing, this means employers need to keep pace with the world of work as it evolves. There is a growing need for employers to come up with new ways of working to ensure they attract, retain and develop new talent. Here, the CIPD put forward their recommendations to the government for better work and working lives. 

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The Bell-Blanchflower underemployment Index

Underemployment occurs where individuals have spare capacity to do either more work, or work at a more qualified level. The Work Foundation produce data measuring the prevalence in the UK labour market.

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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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