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Ensuring the continued success of the UK economy as a sophisticated export-oriented service economy after Brexit – new research reviews the options

The first in a new series of briefs bringing current legal thinking to bear on public policy issues has been published today. Brexit: Preserving the UK's Future Success as a Service Economy by Dr Andreas Kokkinis explores the regulatory impact of the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union on the UK’s services sector and contains recommendations on policy options for Brexit negotiations and beyond.

University of Warwick study to explore the politics of economic forecasting and its impact on Brexit and British capitalism

A major University of Warwick study analysing how official UK growth assessments are constructed, and their impact on economic policy and public finances, is to be supported by funding from the Leverhulme Trust.

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.

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.

Matching skills to jobs boosts happiness, productivity and innovation

Encouraging employers to make the most of their employees’ skills can improve productivity, reduce inequality, and contribute to economic growth, according to a new report launched by the OECD and the University of Warwick Institute for Employment Research.

Wed 08 November 2017, 15:30 | Tags: social sciences, Social Science, Institute for Employment Research, work

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