L&WI Better Work Summit online event (22 Sept)

On Wednesday 22 September 10:00-11:30, Learning & Work Institute is hosting its inaugural Better Work Summit as part of the Better Work Network, run in partnership with Trust for London. The summit aims to bring together key stakeholders to explore how to support access to better work and progression from low pay after the pandemic….

L&WI Labour Market Statistics: September 2021

Reposted from the Learning & Work Institute The Learning & Work Institute has published its September 2021 Labour Market Statistics analysis. Key findings are as follows: 1. The labour market continues to recover with payroll employment back at pre pandemic levels Employment rose by 183,000 in May to July 2021 compared to the previous quarter…

Learning & Work Institute becomes Youth Employment Group Co-Chair

Article from the L&W website Learning and Work Institute joins Youth Employment Group Co-Chairs to help drive young people’s jobs and skills prospects after the pandemic L&W is delighted to become a Co-Chair of the Youth Employment Group (YEG), the UK’s largest coalition of youth employment experts. Over the coming months, L&W will be offering…

Learning & Work Institute pre-apprenticeship programmes (7 Sept & 6 Oct)

Reposted from Learning & Work Institute Learning and Work Institute is running a series of webinars to support the dissemination and exchange of knowledge on effective practice in pre-apprenticeships. Pre-apprenticeship programmes are targeted at young people aged 16-24 where the main aim is progression to an apprenticeship. Such programmes prepare young people for apprenticeships by…

Labour Market Update (Learning & Work Institute) 17 Aug

Reposted from the Learning & Work Institute Unemployment is 1,600,000, down by 36,000 from last month’s published figure (quarterly headline has fallen by 53,000) and the unemployment rate 4.7%, fell by 0.1 percentage points on last month and is down by 0.2 percentage points on last quarter. The ONS figure for claimant unemployed is 2,293,000,…

L&WI webinar: Learning at work: employer investment in skills – Weds 7 July

Learning at work is important for employers, people, and economic prosperity. Employers are major investors in training and development and job-related training is an important contributor to innovation, productivity and wage growth. It also offers individuals pathways for upskilling and wage progression. However, employer investment in skills has fallen in recent years and some groups…

L&W Employment and Skills Convention 2021 – Thurs 1 July

Keynote addresses from Rt. Hon Thérèse Coffey MP, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and Kate Green OBE MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Education. Register for the event for free by clicking here The coronavirus pandemic has triggered the sharpest fall in economic output since records began. Despite unprecedented intervention to support businesses and jobs, we…

Learning and Work Institute – April 2021 Newsletter

Reposted from the Learning & Work Institute A message from our chief executive It’s now just over a year since the first lockdown began, and hopefully the successful vaccine rollout means such restrictive measures won’t be needed again (subject to the usual caveats).Our One Year On report took stock. Unemployment rose in spring 2020, but the furlough…