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November 2021

Labour Market Statistics, November 2021

This briefing note sets out analysis of the Labour Market Statistics published on 16 November 2021.

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1 Dec 2021

Making flexible working the default

In light of the government’s open consultation on flexible working proposals coming to an end, Astrid Allen looks at the limitations of legislation versus the need for cultural change and how some progressive employers are maximising the recruitment and cost benefits that flexibility can deliver.

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29 Nov 2021

The Great Resignation Vs The Great Retirement: Where should employers’ attention lie?

Reflecting on the sharp rise in early retirement among older workers, Zofia Bajorek highlights the actions that employers can take to address the needs of these employees, and avoid losing the skills, knowledge and economic productivity that they bring to the workplace.

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