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May 2024

Labour Market Statistics, May 2024

This briefing note sets out analysis of the Labour Market Statistics published on 14 May 2024.

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22 May 2024

We need more than a task force for ‘British jobs’: we need to rewire our approach to employment and skills

IES Director Tony Wilson considers the government's announcement of a new task force to address skills and labour shortages and calls for a reformed approach to employment services based on open access to support, a different approach to those out of work, coherent engagement and support for employers, and meaningful partnership and alignment across services.

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15 May 2024

Gender stereotypes in the construction industry: breaking barriers to tackle skills shortages

The construction industry is facing skills shortages that are holding back growth. This research for the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) explores attitudes towards awareness of construction careers among potential entrants and those within the industry, and the differences between the two.

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