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Organisations should challenge gendered attitudes to encourage family-friendly working policies and practices.

Organisations should challenge gendered attitudes and approaches towards flexible working to help encourage family-friendly working policies and practices, a new report led by researchers from the University of Warwick’s Institute for Employment Research (IER) and conducted for the Government Equalities Office has found.

 

Tue 22 Oct 2019, 09:15 | Tags: Institute for Employment Research

Researchers urge “recession generation” of graduates to have their say in the 2019 Futuretrack survey

Researchers at the University of Warwick have launched a fifth wave of their unique Futuretrack survey, a UK-wide project following undergraduates who took up their university places in 2006 or in 2007 (after a gap year) to get a clear picture of the opportunities and obstacles faced by the generation of students who graduated just after the 2008 financial crisis – and they want to encourage as many previous participants as possible to get back in touch.


Co-operatives and social enterprises may hold the key to more and better jobs

Academics from Warwick’s Institute for Employment Research have found that co-operatives and social enterprises achieve employment growth at least on a par with other types of organisation, and also create good quality jobs. The research is published by the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound).


Financial returns, job prospects and lifestyle factors drive young people’s post-18 choices

Young people are making decisions about what they plan to do after leaving formal education as early as Year 7 or 8, with parents, teachers and friends being their preferred information sources, according to a new report by the University of Warwick’s Institute for Employment Research for the Department for Education.


5th Futuretrack survey about to launch

An online survey catching up with UK graduates almost ten years after their graduation to gather data on their working lives is about to launch. The survey is a key part of the fieldwork for the fifth wave of the unique Futuretrack longitudinal study into the careers of UK graduates. 


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