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Commentary 5 December 2018
5 Things You Should Know About Gender Equality in Wales
Feeding back from our recent Gender Equality Review seminar
Publications 6 November 2018
Promoting job progression in low pay sectors
Today, being stuck in low-pay work is a real risk for many. In Wales, about 459,000 workers are employed in low-paying occupations, and almost two-thirds of...
Commentary 3 October 2018
Fair work must be about more than who keeps the tips
Tips help, but government policy should focus on progression and skills first, says Jonathan Webb in an article for the Conversation
Projects
Maximising the civic contribution of universities and wider tertiary education
In this project, we are exploring potential policy options to encourage Welsh universities and the wider tertiary education sector to prioritise and increase their civic...
Commentary 10 August 2018
How can we enable job progression in low paid sectors?
Three reflections from our recent symposium on the topic
Commentary 23 July 2018
The income tax base in Wales – who’ll pay what to the Welsh Government?
Guto Ifan of the Wales Governance Centre writes for the Thinking Wales blog
Publications 6 July 2018
What Works in Tackling Rural Poverty
The Welsh Government has supported a wide range of programmes to address rural poverty and yet recent estimates suggest that almost a quarter of the...