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June 2024

Labour Market Statistics, June 2024

This briefing note sets out analysis of the Labour Market Statistics published on 11 June 2024.

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30 May 2024

Working for the future: five priorities for reforming employment support in the next parliament

IES Director Tony Wilson sets out five priorities for a new approach to employment support, for whoever wins the next election: based on ambitious objectives, clear entitlements, empowering people, a reformed employment (and careers) service, and new ‘labour market partnerships’ to take this forward.

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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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