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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...
Publications 2 November 2018
Legislating to Prohibit Parental Physical Punishment of Children
This report explores what might be learnt from countries which have introduced legislation to prohibit parental physical punishment of children. Based on a review of...
past event
Maximising universities’ civic contribution
13 November 2018
The Wales Centre for Public Policy are hosting an event to present and discuss a forthcoming expert report, by Professor John Goddard and Professor Ellen...
Projects
Maximising universities’ civic contribution
This project explored potential policy options to encourage Welsh universities to prioritise and increase their civic contributions to Welsh communities overall social and economic wellbeing....
Projects
Increasing the Impact of the What Works Network across the UK
The Wales Centre for Public Policy has worked with What Works Scotland, Queen’s University Belfast, the Alliance for Useful Evidence and a range of...
Commentary 10 August 2018
How can we enable job progression in low paid sectors?
Three reflections from our recent symposium on the topic
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...
News Articles 18 May 2018
WCPP gives future of work evidence at Senedd
Mair Bell gave evidence to the Assembly's Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee