Tag Archives: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS)

“The tightest labour market in modern times”

This Twitter thread (below) is really worth a careful read for everyone who wants to understand the current state of the labour market. Firstly, the fears about mass redundancies at the end of furlough are just not materialising – if … Continue reading

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Self employed landscape ‘diminished’

IPSE research at the end of 2020 showed that there had been the first significant drop-off in self-employment in a decade with the number of solo self-employed in the UK falling by 5% compared to the previous year. Previously, this … Continue reading

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A post-covid rethink of the welfare state?

The Resolution Foundation has called for a post-covid rethink of the welfare state. The report is here [pdf] Mike Brewer, Chief Economist at the Resolution Foundation, said:

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