Two years after the imposition of lockdowns, city leaders are facing the challenge of implementing pandemic recovery strategies that confront the underlying structural issues the experience of CoVid magnified. By Angela Scott, Chief Executive of Aberdeen City Council.
Policymakers should not assume that a rising minimum wage and reopened economy will be sufficient to achieve an inclusive pandemic recovery. This blog from the Resolution Foundation proposes some more ambitious ideas
The recent IPPO-Economics Observatory roundtable on adult training brought specialists and policymakers from all UK nations together to discuss how bridging skills mismatches would aid recovery. Here are the key action points that emerged
How has COVID-19 disrupted the UK labour market, and how can better adult training and job placement aid the recovery?
The UK ranks among the worst countries in Europe for ‘skills mismatches’. Creating new opportunities for adult training and reskilling is an essential part of helping the UK economy recover from the shock of COVID-19