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Prior to Brexit, IRRU, in collaboration with Warwick’s Institute for Employment Research, was the UK national centre for the EU ‘EurWORK’ Observatory covering industrial relations, working conditions and restructuring, supplying features and reports on national developments, and undertaking thematic comparative analysis, embracing all EU member states. As a result of Brexit, the UK’s contribution to this critically important source of comparative data has been lost.

Details of all 28 members of Network of European Correspondents (2018-2021).

Recent articles contributed by IRRU correspondents to the European Observatory of Working Life - EurWork:

Living and working in United Kingdom

Low take-up of Shared Parental Leave scheme

Taylor Review recommendations and the mixed reactions of the social partners

Latest working life developments in the UK

Fall in Employment Tribunal claims linked to introduction of fees

Mixed reactions to the new apprenticeship levy

Prisons officers protest over staff shortages and safety concerns

Government launches consultation on worker representatives on company boards