The Fawcett Society has recently launched a project to review employment and career progression of BAME women in the UK. As an important part of this it has published a literature review which summarises facts and statistics on the current state of affairs. All stages of employment are covered from transitions in to employment, university entry […]
The United Nations Network on Migration was launched recently It aims to provide a place where researcher scan access a variety of resources relating to worldwide migration including labour migration, border control and trafficking. It includes global and regional materials, links to a variety of UN and other major reports, networks of experts, events listings […]
The Social Mobility Commission has published its Review of 2020. It includes the impact of the Covid pandemic on social mobility and discusses the embedding of social mobility policy into HR. This includes a sector-specific toolkit for professional and financial services that will help the industry to recruit and retain employees from disadvantaged backgrounds.
A report from Nesta, Mapping Career Causeways: Supporting workers at risk, looks at jobs at risk from AI and how workers can transition to similar posts which are less precarious. NESTA has also made available, on the open source codes for mapping which jobs are most at risk from AI so that researchers can investigate topics […]
On 6th January the High Pay Centre declared that the median FTSE 100 CEO’s earnings for 2021 had surpassed the median annual wage for a full-time worker in the UK. Pay for top CEOs in 2020 (full data for the impact of the pandemic not yet available) is about 120 times that of the typical UK […]
A HESA report which concludes that black graduates are less satisfied with their career than white graduates can be accessed from the HESA website.
This IFS report looks at which degrees bring the most financial rewards and considers the impact of the family background. One result- compared with otherwise-similar individuals who don’t go beyond undergraduate level, by age 35 women with a masters degree earn 2% more and men 2% less.
Just launched by Cambridge University press, a free collection of journal articles and book chapters which engage critically with the legacy of empire, the slave trade and issues of race and power in society. It will be updated quarterly.
Worldwide portal launched by ILO It is considering employment and unemployment. Mention is also made on the impact and ability of national suppliers to collect statistics.
Update from IFS on the impact of college graduation on earnings in the UK. They make the point that while on average they are better off over a life time they “estimate that one in five students – or about 70,000 every year – would actually have been better off financially had they not gone […]