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.
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.
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.
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.
A new study led by the University of Warwick raises concerns that employment and career development opportunities for young people are becoming polarised between those with the resources to access secure, fulfilling employment and those on the path to precarious and unpredictable working lives with poor prospects.