Children: Introduction of 30 hours of free childcare in September 2017 (England)
Published Tuesday, October 10, 2017 | Commons Briefing papers CBP-7581
This House of Commons Library briefing paper is about the 30 hours of free childcare for 3 and 4 year olds in England which is now available. The eligibility criteria, planning for its introduction in September 2017, funding, the ability and willingness of the childcare market to deliver the policy and early findings are considered.
Globalisation, Technology and Demographic Change and the Future of Work
Published Friday, October 6, 2017 | Lords Library notes LLN-2017-0066
This House of Lords Library briefing provides an overview of globalisation, technology and demography and some of the ways in which they affect work and employment in the UK. It then summarises some relevant public policy proposals and suggests material for further reading.
Productivity: Key Economic Indicators
Published Friday, October 6, 2017 | Commons Briefing papers SN02791
Latest statistics showing changes in UK productivity and comparisons of UK productivity with other G7 countries.
Brexit: a reading list of post-EU Referendum publications by Parliament and the Devolved Assemblies
Published Friday, September 22, 2017 | Commons Briefing papers CBP-7912
This reading list brings together briefings on Brexit by the Parliamentary libraries and the Devolved Assembly research services with reports by Parliamentary and Devolved Assembly committees following the result of the EU Referendum on 23 June 2016.
Topics: Animal welfare, Armed forces, Asylum, Aviation, Climate change, Common Agricultural Policy, Consumers, Courts, Data protection, Defence equipment and procurement, Devolution, Economic policy, Employment, Energy, Environmental protection, EU budget, EU external relations, EU grants and loans, EU institutions, EU law and treaties, Financial services, Fisheries, Food, Forestry, Health services, Higher education, Human rights, Immigration, Industry, Information technology, International development, International economic relations, International law, International politics and government, International trade, Legislative process, Medicine, Overseas territories, Parliament, Pensions, Railways, Regulation, Research and innovation, Roads, Science, Shipping, Water
Productivity in the UK
Published Wednesday, September 20, 2017 | Commons Briefing papers SN06492
The briefing provides latest statistics on UK productivity including breakdowns by sector and region/country of the UK. It also explains why productivity is important to growth, the public finances and living standards, analyses whether the stagnation in productivity is temporary or permanent, looks at the impact of Brexit on productivity growth and outlines Government policy. International comparisons are also included.
Trade unions: blacklisting
Published Friday, September 1, 2017 | Commons Briefing papers SN06819
This note sets out the background to the the Employment Relations Act 1999 (Blacklists) Regulations 2010, and discusses recent developments.
Employment by Country of Birth and Nationality
Published Thursday, August 17, 2017 | Commons Briefing papers SN07056
This Commons Library briefing paper analyses data on employment in the UK by country of birth and nationality. The briefing compares data from 1997 to 2016 and explains how figures for employment by nationality can differ to those for employment by country of birth.
Employment tribunal fees
Published Friday, August 4, 2017 | Commons Briefing papers SN07081
Employment tribunal fees were introduced in July 2013, and declared unlawful by the Supreme Court in July 2017.
Migrant population of the UK
Published Thursday, August 3, 2017 | Commons Briefing papers CBP-8070
This briefing paper uses statistics on migrant stocks to examine trends in the EU and non-EU migrant population living in the UK since 2007. It also provides an overview of the characteristics of migrants living in the UK, including ethnicity, religion, age structure and employment. Both EU and non-EU migrant populations are divided into smaller country groupings according to common geographies.
Employment of other EU nationals in the UK
Published Thursday, August 3, 2017 | Commons Briefing papers CBP-8069
This paper provides statistics on nationals of other EU countries who are working in the UK: how many are employed, what kind of work do they do and where do they live, and how numbers have changed over time.
Women in Public Life, the Professions and the Boardroom
Published Thursday, July 27, 2017 | Commons Briefing papers SN05170
How are women represented in public life, the professions and the boardroom? This note sets out key trends and statistics, covering politics, public appointments, civil servants the judiciary, the NHS, education and leading private sector vocations.
Published Thursday, July 20, 2017 | Commons Briefing papers CBP-8045
This briefing provides an overview of the concept of employment status and recent reviews of the law in this area.
Job centres and the Department for Work and Pensions estate
Published Wednesday, July 19, 2017 | Commons Debate packs CDP-2017-0152
This Debate Pack briefing provides information in anticipation of the debate, entitled “Job centres and the Department for Work and Pensions estate”. This debate is sponsored by Chris Stephens MP and will take place in Westminster Hall on Thursday 20 July at 1.30pm, lasting for 90 minutes.
Labour market statistics: UK regions and countries
Published Monday, July 17, 2017 | Commons Briefing papers CBP-7950
This paper gives an overview of labour market statistics across the UK’s regions and countries. The spreadsheet published alongside this paper includes a ‘profile tool’ where you can select a region and see all data for that region presented in tables and charts.