Work in Brexit Britain: reshaping the nation's labour market

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Author: Clarke, Stephen


This book discusses [the challenges of Brexit and the wider challenges and opportunities facing the UK's labour market] and how business and policy makers might rise to the challenges they pose. The first chapter explains why our labour market may have reached a tipping point, with an increase in the relative cost of low-wage labour and a fall in supply as migration levels reduce. Chapter 2 focuses on that second shift, noting that migration levels are falling long before we formally exit the EU. Chapter 3 discusses how businesses may react to these forces, mapping the varying scope for...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Labour market; Migration; Industry; Skills and knowledge

Keywords: European Union; Skilled migration; Skill shortage; Skill needs; Business; Employment projection; Government role; Labour force; Labour economics; Labour mobility; Labour movement; Labour policy; Labour shortage; Labour supply; Future

Geographic subjects: Europe; Great Britain

Published: London, England: Resolution Foundation, 2017

Physical description: 96 p.

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Statement of responsibility: Edited by Stephen Clarke

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 133.465

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