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Expert advisory group to help drive progress towards more good jobs in the post-pandemic UK

A new group of expert economic and social sciences researchers has come together to provide independent, evidence-based advice to policymakers on work and employment as the UK emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic. Launched this morning (10 August 2021), the Renewing Work Advisory Group of Experts (ReWAGE) will be co-chaired by Professor Chris Warhurst of the University of Warwick’s Institute for Employment Research and Professor Irena Grugulis, Chair of Work and Skills at Leeds University Business School.


New report reveals the impact of Covid19 restrictions on mid-career graduates

A new report reveals the impact of Covid19 restrictions on mid-career graduates and the persistence of the gender pay gap.

Tue 13 Jul 2021, 00:05 | Tags: Institute for Employment Research

Report into the future of apprenticeships launched today

A report into the national apprenticeships programme commissioned by the Co-op group from the University of Warwick's Institute for Employment Research is being launched this morning at a round-table chaired by Co-op CEO, Steve Murrells.


UK study will evaluate the particular pressures of COVID-19 on working-class women

The impact of COVID-19 on working-class women in the UK will be explored by a team of researchers from the University of Warwick, the University of Nottingham and the Women’s Business Group in a new year-long study funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, part of UKRI.


Freelancers urged to get involved with new study exploring their importance to the creative industries

Creative Freelancers living and/or working in Coventry, Waltham Forest and Northumberland are being urged to get involved with a new study into the contribution of freelance workers to the economic and place-based impacts of the creative industries. Warwick's Institute of Employment Research is one of the partners carrying out the research, which is commissioned by the Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre (PEC).


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