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November 2023

Labour Market Statistics, November 2023

This briefing note sets out analysis of the Labour Market Statistics published on 14 November 2023.

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27 Nov 2023

16-18 education: participation matters

Following the party political conferences, Becci Newton looks at the current participation of 16 to 18 year olds in education and training, the worrying rise in levels of non-participation, and the main parties' policy intentions on this. She covers recent policy history, reasons for success, or lack of it, and recommendations to achieve improvements.

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22 Nov 2023

Autumn Statement and Back to Work Plan: IES explainer

In summary, our view is that there is a lot to welcome in the new plan, with around £2.6 billion of investment in employment and related support over the next five years, particularly focused on supporting the long-term unemployed and people with significant health conditions.

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