IER News & blogs
Praise for new IER report on measuring green jobs in Scotland
A report from IER on defining and measuring green jobs for Skills Development Scotland has won praise. At the recent launch of the report, the Scottish Government was congratulated for adopting the ideas proposed by the IER team, which was led by Dr Jeisson Cardenas RubioLink opens in a new window and included colleagues from Strathclyde University.
Quality (and lack) of employment linked to mental health-related disability
A new article was published in the International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health by Rebeka Balogh, Sudipa Sarkar, Chris Warhurst and colleagues at Interface Demography at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and the Karolinska Institute.
The article examines the link between types of employment trajectories and Belgium workers having a subsequent registered disability from mental health.
Event: Graduate careers and Covid-19 - winners and losers
Speakers: Professors Kate Purcell and Peter Elias, CBE, Gaby Atfield and Dr Erika Kispeter
Date and time: 1.00 pm - 3.30 pm, Thursday, 10 March, 2022. Lunch will be provided for those attending in person, with the online event starting at 1.30 pm
Venue: Wolfson Research Exchange, Warwick University Library/Zoom
Please register on Eventbrite: face-to-face event or online event.
Is AI taking your jobs? Lessons from a survey of UK business leaders
Dr Wil Hunt and IER’s Dr Sudipa Sarkar and Professor Chris Warhurst will be presenting the findings of their most recent study in a webinar on the impact of AI on jobs at the organisational level on 16 March 2022, 1:00pm-2:00pm.
Find out more about this event and register here.
ReWAGE – Renewing Work Advisory Group of Experts – has launched. Hosted by IER with the Centre for Employment Relations, Innovation and Change (CERIC) at Leeds University, it is an expert advisory group to support the government’s strategic response to the recovery and renewal of work and employment in the UK post-Covid. It will sit into 2022.
It will produce evidence papers, policy briefings and reports for government on specialist topics important for maintaining existing jobs, creating new and better jobs and ensuring a return to a well-functioning labour market. Contact ReWAGE for more information.