Work and Employment
A news item from Kings College London, based on the report What the world thinks about work, ranks the UK low for the importance the population places on work. The report is based on a survey of 3,056 British adults and their opinions are compared to those of 23 other countries. Read the news item […]
State of the Nation 2023: People and Places The latest annual social mobility index includes a written report and data explorer. It measures social mobility across 5 key dimensions (occupation, income, education, housing and wealth) and by outcomes measured at different stages throughout life. There are breakdowns by gender and ethnicity. The website provides information […]
FTSE CEO pay rising rapidly. The High Pay Centre has released its latest data on FTSE 100 executive pay. Consult their website to get facts on pay inequality in the UK
KidsRights has published its annual index looking at children’s rights across the world, including the UK. The Index measures and ranks several domains including a child’s right to protection. It looks at child labour, adolescent birth rate and birth registration. Methodology is provided on the website.
The Global Gender Diversity Report, is an annual report published by Altrata. It considers what the state of gender diversity among senior executives in 2023 is, examining 1,712 major listed companies’ boards and leadership teams across 20 major countries. Methodology and data sources are provided by the report. Progress is also discussed.
A second batch of letters from the Autograph Letter Collection totalling 3,200 letters. This collection contains letters of prominent correspondents dating from 1851 to 1975. They cover such themes as suffrage, education, medicine, women and the Church, literature, employment, temperance, scholarship, industry, travel and the arts. Many of these letters were considered ‘Autograph’ letters by famous […]
Be My Best Self is a tool developed by Dolphin which aims to help individuals reflect on and understand their accessibility needs. It has five questions in a survey format which are submitted to the company who send back a personal document which can lead to discussions with employers, educational establishments and family members on what […]
Launched by the International Labour Organization, the Employment Policy Action Facility (EPAF), is a website that contains materials for employment policy makers. It includes diagnostic tools and guidance. Throughout there is attention to gender mainstreaming policy.This ILO news item gives more information.
Open access book: Racism and Ethnic Inequality in a Time of Crisis https://bristoluniversitypressdigital.com/display/book/9781447368861/9781447368861.xml Evidence drawn from 2021 surveys of over 14,000 participants covering health, housing , socio economic circumstances, work and employment, political participation and social justice.
A new hub created at LSE Social Policy which aims to act as a network and website for scholars working on the causes and impact of gender inequality in education, labour markets and the family.It includes details of projects, full text papers and events.