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Furlough extension: "we are not out of the woods yet" says Prof Hogarth

It is announced today in the Budget that the furlough scheme in the UK will be extended to September. Professor Terence Hogarth from the Warwick Institute for Employment Research, comments.

UniLever suppliers to be paid living wage - expert comment

With UniLever announcing plans to ensure that all their suppliers are paid the living wage by 2030, Professor Chris Warhurst from the Warwick Institute for Employment Research comments on their plans.

Thu 21 Jan 2021, 12:46 | Tags: Research, Institute for Employment Research

Expert comment, changes to workers' rights

Professor Terence Hogarth comments on reports in the Financial Times reports that the Government plans to remove "worker protections enshrined in EU law" including the 48-hour working week.

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.

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