Skills are key to a better job and a better life. Yet acquiring them is often most difficult for the people who need them most: those trapped in low-paid jobs with hard working conditions. The result is an imbalanced labour market...
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This note, taken from Chapter 2 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2006, contains information about the progress in implementing reforms in line with the 2005 priorities for the United Kingdom. In addition to passing of legislation or other decisions to implement reforms, the note records earlier stages of reform, such as government announcements and draft legislation presented to parliaments.
This book includes the papers presented at the workshop with report of some successful cases of regional employment development in each country, which was added to the papers based on the discussions at the workshop...
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Country inventory of the United Kingdom as of 2005 on financial support in fisheries.
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In this report, the country summarizes the main developments in competition law and policy in 2004-2005.
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This note summarises recent developments in science, technology and innovation in the United Kingdom.
This seminar looked at how development and successes of UK agencies fits with the global situation and will examine the strengths and weaknesses of the various development bodies in the UK, with some international comparators...
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This note summarizes the main characteristics of the UK’s education system. The full edition “Education at a Glance: OECD indicators 2005” provides a rich, comparable and up-to-date array of education indicators enabling countries to see themselves in the light of other countries' performance.
This report offers strategic guidance for policy makers and government officials responsible for commissioning and using evaluations of public engagement. It provides an indication of the key issues for consideration and offers concrete examples drawn from current practice in 8 OECD countries.
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"Making Space: Architecture and Design for Young Children", international conference in Edinburgh, Scotland, 8-9 December 2005, organised by Children in Scotland with the support of PEB, the Scottish Executive, The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland and Children in Europe.