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Public health pioneer emphasises the importance of Warwick and other medical schools

One of the UK’s foremost health pioneers has been awarded a Hon DSc (Honorary Doctor of Science) from the University of Warwick.

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

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

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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