With more and more employers operating across national borders and transferring employees internationally, migration and immigration controls will have a significant impact on the make-up and skills of the workforce.
In the third of our series of articles looking at how different countries in the APAC region are responding to the changing world of work, Abi Frederick of Lewis Silkin, focuses on the demographic dilemma facing Japan and offers a comparison to the situation in the UK and across Europe.
Rich and developed nations are falling embarrassingly behind on protecting workers' fundamental rights, according to research by the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC). In this article, Lewis Silkin looks at the ITUC's Global Right's Index to consider how international businesses can mitigate their risk and influence supply chain management.
The net increase in migrant workers coming to the UK, particularly those from within the European Union unaffected by immigration policy because of their right to free movement is the subject of a highly political and frequently polarised debate. This report by the CIPD considers this debate and the effect migration is having on our Labour market in the UK.
Forced labour is a serious crime that currently affects thousands of people across the UK – and the number of cases is growing. JRF has supported research into the nature, scale and scope of forced labour in the UK since 2010.
This study, commissioned by the UK Commission for Employment and Skills, presents an authoritative assessment of future challenges and opportunities in the labour market and the implications for jobs and skills.
The UK Commission for Employment and Skills report "The Future of Work: jobs and skills in 2030" looks ahead to the future labour market. It discusses the impact of various scenarios that might take place, and the impact these may have on UK’s future labour market. It examines skills that will be required in the future workplaces in these scenarios.
This CIPD report discusses the future of work under three broad themes: the changing nature of work; the diverse and changing nature of the workforce; and the changing nature of organisations and the workplace context and environment.
This report from PwC considers the future of mobility in a globally connected world and the ways in which the workplace dynamic is rapidly changing. What does the business world of 2020 and beyond hold?
This report, prepared by The Work Foundation, examines the evolving employment relationship between employers and employees, sets out to expose the key drivers that are likely to influence the nature of the employment deal in 2020 and imagines three distinct scenarios that throw up a range of issues for people management.