New Jobs for Whom? Service Sector Employment in Britain and Germany. By Colette Fagan, Jacqueline O?Reilly, Brendan Halpin. Since the mid-1990s the buoyant British labour market has managed to deliver one of the highest employment rates in the EU, in contrast with the dismal employment situation in Germany. This report examines the growth of service jobs in Britain and Germany since the mid-1990s, looking in particular at the quality and stability of these jobs in terms of wages and working hours.
By Anglo-German Foundation, UK, Germany
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Selecting Wisely: making managed migration work for Britain. 27 November 2005. This document forms the ippr response to the Home Office?s consultation on proposed changes to the managed migration system, including the introduction of a new tiered, points-based selection procedure.
Top Tips for Top Ups. 23 November 2005. This document forms the ippr response to the Treasury?s consultations on additional payments to Child Trust Funds.
A New British Energy Policy - by Dieter Helm. Britain's energy policies must adapt to meet changing global realities, according to a report by the Social Market Foundation. In it Dieter Helm, one of Britain?s leading energy experts, suggests a radical re-think of our approach to energy policy.
By Social Market Foundation, UK.