L&WI article on the desire to change jobs with a lack of skills

Written by Learning & Work Institute One in three adults say they want to change job, but most think they lack the skills to switch Over a third of adults (34%) are looking to change job or career in the next two years, according to the latest results of the largest survey of adult participation … Continue reading L&WI article on the desire to change jobs with a lack of skills

Leaning & Work Institute’s labour market analysis Dec 2021

Written by Learning & Work Institute Stephen Evans, Chief Executive at Learning and Work Institute, said: The labour market continues to recover with significant increases in employment and record vacancies, and no signs yet of the end of furlough leading to a sustained increase in unemployment. However, employment is still 567,000 below pre-pandemic levels and … Continue reading Leaning & Work Institute’s labour market analysis Dec 2021

Leaning & Work Institute’s labour market analysis Nov 2021

Written by Learning & Work Institute Naomi Clayton, Acting Director for Policy and Research at Learning and Work Institute, said: The labour market continues to recover strongly, with record moves into employment in summer. Early signs also suggest that the furlough scheme worked to protect millions of jobs with a relatively small share of redundancies. … Continue reading Leaning & Work Institute’s labour market analysis Nov 2021

Adult Participation in Learning Survey 2021 by L&WI

Written by Learning and Work Institute Adult Participation in Learning Survey – Five key takeaways from our 25th year Learning and Work Institute’s centenary year also marks the 25th year since our first annual Adult Participation in Learning survey took place. Each year, our survey – the largest of its kind – provides 5,000 adults with … Continue reading Adult Participation in Learning Survey 2021 by L&WI

L&WI: Retraining help needed for one in four people interested in switching careers to help tackle 900,000 workforce gap

Reposted from the Learning & Work Institute There are around 900,000 fewer potential workers in the UK than if pre-pandemic trends had continued, finds a new report by Learning and Work Institute. This is the result of slower growth in the population and a rise in the numbers out of work but not looking for … Continue reading L&WI: Retraining help needed for one in four people interested in switching careers to help tackle 900,000 workforce gap

Labour market LIVE from Learning and Work Institute (12 Oct)

Unemployment is 1,510,000, down by 40,000 from last month’s published figure (the quarterly headline fell by 126,000). The unemployment rate is 4.5%, down by 0.1 percentage points on last month and down by 0.4 percentage points on last quarter.The ONS figure for claimant unemployed is 2,112,800, and is down by 51,100 on last month. The … Continue reading Labour market LIVE from Learning and Work Institute (12 Oct)

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. … Continue reading L&WI Better Work Summit online event (22 Sept)

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 … Continue reading L&WI Labour Market Statistics: September 2021

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 … Continue reading Learning & Work Institute becomes Youth Employment Group Co-Chair

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

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, and … Continue reading Labour Market Update (Learning & Work Institute) 17 Aug

Upskilling and retraining. How do we motivate workers in a constantly changing labour market? (L&WI)

Reposted from the Learning & Work Institute A new report from Learning and Work Institute and Nesta highlights what we’ve learned about supporting adults who are most vulnerable to workforce change, to upskill and retrain online. To state that the labour market is in a state of flux would be an understatement. On top of … Continue reading Upskilling and retraining. How do we motivate workers in a constantly changing labour market? (L&WI)