Global economic activity is picking up, but the continuing crisis in the euro area is delaying a meaningful recovery, the OECD said in its latest Interim Economic Assessment.
The report highlights strategies from other countries that could serve as a model for England as it develops its early childhood education and care programme.
People with university degrees have suffered far fewer job losses during the global economic crisis than those who left school without qualifications, according to the latest edition of the OECD’s annual Education at a Glance.
Furthering efforts to fight against international tax evasion and bank secrecy, members of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes have issued 12 new peer review reports.
We recently received assurances from the highest levels of the UK government that they would issue guidance which would allow the UK’s Bribery Act 2010 to enter into force,” said OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría.
The OECD’s Working Group on Bribery has today received assurances from the highest levels of the UK government that the guidance necessary to implement the nation’s Bribery Act 2010 will be published shortly.
OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría hailed the budgetary measures announced today by U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne as a courageous move that will underpin fiscal consolidation while supporting economic recovery.
OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría today welcomed the passage into law of the UK Bribery Bill.
The OECD is pleased to see the commitment being made by the UK government to the fight against foreign bribery,” Mr Gurría said.
Widespread drought, falling agricultural production and rising sea levels are just some of the devastating effects of climate change graphically illustrated in a new map produced by UK government’s Meteorological Office.