UK Employment Policy in a Changing Europe - Warwick Brexit Briefings on Employment
A series of research-based policy briefings, organized by the University of Warwick and its Connecting Research on Employment and Work (CREW) network, will take place over four consecutive weeks in November and early December 2017 in London.
Experts from the Warwick Institute for Employment Research, Warwick Law School and Warwick Business School's Industrial Relations Research Unit evaluate the employment policy, rights, skills and labour market implications of the UK's withdrawal from the EU and make research-based recommendations for future development of policy in these areas, as the UK leaves the EU.
Dates for the briefing which will be held at Central Hall, Maurice Barnett room, Westminster, London, SW1H 9NH from 12:30-1:30, with lunch available from 12:00:
- 14 November - Migration and Skills: Guglielmo Meardi, Anne Green & Erika Kispeter
- 23 November - Job Loss and Job Creation – Pitfalls and Opportunities?: Nigel Driffield
- 27 November - Training Funds for the Unemployed: Chris Warhurst, Daria Luchinskaya & Peter Dickinson
- 7 December - Employment Rights: Ania Zbyszewska & Alan Neal
If you would like to RSVP to any of the events, please contact Lynne Marston: L.Marston@warwick.ac.uk.
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research projects underway at IER
Job quality research for the CIPDIn 2017, as part of its programme of work promoting better working lives, the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development (CIPD) commissioned IER to produce two reports on job quality. The first report focused on Understanding and Measuring Job Quality; the second on Indicators of Job Quality. The IER team was led by Professor Chris Warhurst and comprised Sally Wright, Dr Clare Lyonette and, for the second report, Dr Sudipa Sarkar. Both reports were published by the CIPD: https://www.cipd.co.uk/.
The research was used by the CIPD in its consultation submission to the 2017 UK Government’s Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices. The research also helped inform the development of a new UK Working Lives survey for the CIPD. Subsequent to the completion of the research, Dr Sarkar was seconded to the CIPD to assist with the development of the new survey, which was administered by YouGov over winter 2017-18.
Apply for IER's Doctoral Programme
Applications for the Doctoral Programme are now open for entry in October 2018. Further information is available on our webpage. PhD applicants who are interested in applying for a scholarship should look at:
1 Chancellor's International Scholarships for overseas students, which is open for applications until 19th January 2018.
ESRC Studentships for UK/EU students, which will be open for applications shortly.