The Labour Market Story: The UK Following Recession

Briefing Paper  | UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) | Jul 2014

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The Labour Market Story is an overarching narrative paper that summarises employment and skills in the UK, and four thematic briefing papers.

This paper analyses current and recent performance of the UK economy and its position internationally, drivers of growth, and the contribution of skills to growth. It explores changes in the labour market and identifies challenges and opportunities for the UK.

The Labour Market Story is based on research undertaken by the Institute for Employment Studies, the Warwick Institute for Employment Research, Cambridge Econometrics and the UK Commission for Employment and Skills.