Plus: Open regional Tory offices but don’t take CCHQ out of London. The coming IR35 disaster. And: where will you be on January 31?
Posts Tagged: Employment
There are now so many of them that the degree itself has less impact on employability – this ensuring that they become less economically valuable.
The Government needs to listen to its critical friends and produce fast reform of this scheme to help Britain compete.
Doing so would improve social integration, enhance the contribution that migrants make, and allay public discontent over immigration.
The Government must spare no effort to deliver dignified work, up-to-date infrastructure, and state-of-the-art training to these long-neglected communities.
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It’s time the Tories stood up proudly as the party of all business, including the small businesses and self-employed that are the beating heart of our economy.
Our analysis shows that any political party will struggle to win a working majority if they fail to connect with the poorest voters across Britain.
Our businesses have the ingenuity, skills and talent to succeed, but they need to know what the future will hold before they can invest, hire and deliver.
It really is remarkable. Every self-reported measure of wellbeing has improved near continuously in the past eight years.
Neil O’Brien: How we can win support from younger voters – and turn our present strength into an enduring majority
For me, the most concerning thing wasn’t being behind among the very young, but being behind among everyone under age 47.
The savings for the taxpayer could be used to boost training opportunities for other young people.
Rather than demanding capitalism-is-broken remedies, I have found strong support for measures they recognise will support their employers.
We should counter their crude and authoritarian plan proposals with a progressive plan for flexible working which better suits the modern workforce.
The Conservative Party has been at the forefront of reforms which have helped the disadvantaged. Modern history is full of evidence of this vital strain of conservatism.
Bowman and Westlake’s policy ideas are perfectly compatible with this end, but pitching them as a city and town agenda risks creating a false impression.