Tags: Low-skilled workers

White Paper sets out post-Brexit rules for migrant workers

Under proposed new immigration rules, low-skilled workers from EU countries will no longer have the automatic right to work in the UK after Brexit,

UK in bottom three for literacy and numeracy skills amongst 16-25 year olds

The low-skilled are more likely than others to be unemployed, have bad health and earn much less, according to the first OECD Survey of Adult Skills. Countries with greater inequality in skills proficiency also have higher income inequality. The OECD Survey of Adult Skills is the new PISA for adults (otherwise known as PIAAC). The Survey…

Women and low-skilled workers hardest hit by recession

According to figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), unemployment levels since the beginning of the recession in 2008 have risen more sharply for certain socio-economic groups than for others. New figures suggest that efforts to increase inclusion in the workplace of lower-skilled workers may be needed to counter the effects of the recession.…