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.
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.
"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.
"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.