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Changes to the Jobs Support System - expert comment

"It is still more about dousing the fires than thinking about how to rebuild the damaged house." Professor Chris Warhurst, Director of the Warwick Institute for Employment Research, comments on the Chancellor's revisions to the Job Support Scheme.

Expert comment, ONS October Labour market statistics

"Today’s ONS’s Labour Market Overview for October is not optimistic. Without doubt the region’s labour market is in for a bumpy few months. But there is also a need to think now about the region’s future and how 2021 might play out." Professor Terence Hogarth of IER analyses what today's ONS statistics reveal about the labour market prospects for the West Midlands.

Government support for self-employed during COVID-19 outbreak: expert comment

The Chancellor’s is expected to announce government measures to support the self-employed during the coronavirus outbreak later today. Professor Chris Warhurst from the Warwick Institute for Employment Research at the University of Warwick comments that supporting this group of workers is more complicated than it might first appear.

Thu 26 Mar 2020, 11:37 | Tags: Research, Employment, Institute for Employment Research

Jack's Law 'an important step' towards paid bereavement leave - expert comment from Dr Erika Kispeter

A new law that gives parents who lose a child two weeks' paid bereavement leave, named Jack's Law, is to be introduced in the UK. Dr Erika Kispeter from the Warwick Institute for Employment Research comments on what this means for working parents.

Thu 23 Jan 2020, 12:14 | Tags: Research, Employment, Institute for Employment Research

Swiss women demand "more time, more money, more respect"

Dr Erika Kispeter comments on the news that women in Switzerland are taking a day of action in protest at the national pay gap between the sexes and other inequalities.

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