London Assembly Economy Committee: Survey on work hours

The London Assembly Economy Committee is currently conducting an investigation into the changing nature of London’s labour markets since 2008. The focus is on changes to the size and structure of the labour market, in particular employment, earnings and labour market productivity. To inform this picture, the Economy Committee is looking for evidence of increasing [Read more]

London Assembly’s report on the third sector is a step in the right direction

There is much to be welcomed in A Helping Hand, the London Assembly’s review into the role of the third sector in employment and skills. It recognises of the distinctive contribution made by the sector. There is a clear-eyed view of some of the key difficulties facing voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations working [Read more]

Assembly report on careers advice: targeted services needed for 50+, women, low paid

The London Assembly Economy Committee has published Tailor-made: Improving adult careers services in London.  The report is the result of a formal investigation into adult careers services in the capital. The report recommends more tailored support for people over 50, women and low paid workers. It also suggests the London Enterprise Panel and London government [Read more]

London Assembly launch investigation into low pay and the London living wage

The London Assembly’s Economy Committee has launched a new investigation into low pay in London and the London living wage. The Committee is seeking to establish the extent of low pay in the capital and identify those groups most at risk from persistent low pay. It will examine the current uptake of the living wage [Read more]