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The incoming government must embark on a wholesale reform of the education from nursery schools through to adult education to help close gaps between the UK and other comparable economies, according to an election briefing by the National Institute of Social and Economic Research.
‘Employers reluctant to pay younger workers less amidst concerns around unfairness’, new report finds
A new report ‘Understanding employers’ use of the National Minimum Wage youth rates’ published today (6 Nov) by the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) suggests employers are reluctant to enforce National Minimum Wage Youth Rates amidst concerns around unfairness.