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April 2020

Getting Back to Work: Dealing with the labour market impacts of the Covid-19 recession

The Covid-19 crisis has led to an economic shock that is unprecedented in its size and speed. This report sets out IES’s assessment of the economic challenges that we will face from this crisis, and evidence-based proposals for our labour market response.

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8 Jul 2020

The government’s Plan for Jobs: a comprehensive response to the crisis, but challenges remain

Tony Wilson considers the government's just-announced Plan for Jobs but highlights areas where challenges remain.

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23 Jun 2020

What’s going on with the unemployment data?

Tony Wilson tries to explain the differences between the record rises in the claimant count and absence of any increase in the official measure of unemployment

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RT @UoSMedia: A significant home-working army has emerged since the rise of #COVID19. With funding from @ESRC @UKRI_News, a team @unisouth

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