Results for Policy & Research

Fifty years on from Beveridge

Fifty years on from Beveridge

August 01, 1994 On May 25, 1944, just days before the D-Day landings, the White Paper on Full Employment was published. This season of anniversaries has marked a sudden renewal of interest in job creation. Read more >
The training revolution

The training revolution

February 01, 1994 Criticisms are mounting about the government's new system for training and qualifications, despite the support many companies give to the TEC movement. Read more >
Education campaigns

Education campaigns

December 01, 1993 A group of prominent business leaders gathered at the end of September to launch a national education trust, aimed at improving the quality school-leavers seeking employment. Meanwhile The National Literacy Trust, a new independent charity aiming to improve reading and writing standards in the UK, was launched on October 7, with support from WH Smith. Read more >
The business of bettering schools

The business of bettering schools

August 01, 1993 Despite figures showing the growing involvement of business in school management and raising standards, there remains a hard core of under-achievers which two new initiatives aim to help. Read more >
High costs, low standards

High costs, low standards

March 01, 1993 As a new survey reveals the cost to industry of sub-standard schooling, another partnership initiative is launched to get business committed to NVQs and education and training targets. Read more >