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Apr 2019

Progression in employment

New research indicates that employers who support the progression of low-skilled, low-paid workers reap significant benefits in the workplace.

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15 Oct 2019

October jobs figures: Largest drop in employment since 2015 and falling youth employment signals trouble ahead

Institute Director Tony Wilson considers October's labour market statistics and highlights the significance of the largest quarterly fall in employment since 2015.

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9 Oct 2019

World Mental Health Day: Raising both Awareness and Action at Work

To mark World Mental Health Day, Zofia Bajorek considers the new Britain Get Talking campaign and how it could be used to restart mental health conversations at work.

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RT @StephenBevan: More detail here on the impact of several chronic conditions on working age people in the UK. My colleague @DrZofia and I…

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