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Sexual harassment of girls is widespread in schools, researchers find

A new study carried out by University of Warwick’s Institute for Employment research for the NEU teaching union and campaign group UK Feminista has found that over a third of girls at mixed-sex schools in England and Wales have been sexually harrassed while at school.


Turning back the clock? Employment rights after Brexit

Over the last 20 years, the UK has become a leader in creating an employment culture that promotes work-family balance and assists working parents. The fourth Warwick Brexit Briefing on Employment examines how Brexit may risk a return to parents and carers becoming trapped in flexible jobs with fewer rights than full-time, permanent workers, and see men and women returning to entrenched gender roles.

 

Thu 07 December 2017, 10:48 | Tags: gender, Brexit, Institute for Employment Research, women, research, work, Law

Mind the Gap - how will skills training be funded after Brexit?

The University of Warwick has published the third in a series of briefings exploring the implications of Brexit for the job market, workers’ rights, and employment policy. Skills training for vulnerable workers: effects of the loss of EU funding after Brexit outlines how current skills training in the UK is supported by EU funding, and recommends key priorities for a post-Brexit UK-funded skills programme. The paper is the third of four Warwick Brexit Briefings on Employment by the University of Warwick and its Connecting Research on Employment and Work (CREW) network.


Warwick experts analyse how inward investment is likely to be affected by Brexit

The University of Warwick has published the second in a series of briefings exploring the implications of Brexit for the job market, workers’ rights, and employment policy. Job Loss and Job Creation – Pitfalls and Opportunities? summarises recent research from the University of Warwick on the likely effects of Brexit on inward foreign direct investment (FDI); on the complex interrelationships between inward FDI and employment restructuring; and makes research-led policy recommendations for a post-Brexit industrial strategy.


Army spouses to be the focus for new Warwick employment research project

The Army Families Federation (AFF) has partnered with the University of Warwick's Institute for Employment Research (IER) on a new research project exploring real and perceived barriers to employment for Army families.

Tue 21 November 2017, 15:29 | Tags: Social Science, Institute for Employment Research, Employment, work

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