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In Charts: Covid-19 and the Welsh labour market

In Charts: Covid-19 and the Welsh labour market

Posted on 16 November 2020 by Cian Sion

Following the release of new labour market data last week, Jesús Rodríguez and Cian Siôn walk us through what this tells us about the pandemic’s impact on the Welsh workforce and job market.

Now the clapping has stopped: it’s time for a new pay settlement for care workers

Now the clapping has stopped: it’s time for a new pay settlement for care workers

Posted on 13 August 2020 by Cian Sion

This Thursday marks 11 weeks since people across the UK last broke out into applause for key workers. It would be easy to dismiss this weekly display of appreciation as […]

Covid-19 and the Welsh economy – what the latest indicators tell us

Covid-19 and the Welsh economy – what the latest indicators tell us

Posted on 22 June 2020 by Cian Sion

This blog post sets out what we know so far about the impact of Covid-19 on business, the labour market, and the Welsh economy, as Welsh Government lockdown restrictions are slowly eased.

Reasonableness the Welsh Way

Reasonableness the Welsh Way

Posted on 11 June 2020 by Luke Nicholas

This is a guest post by Professors Emyr Lewis and Ryszard Piotrowicz. During the coronavirus-enforced lockdown, the four countries of the UK operated under very similar rules, at least until […]

Funding the response to COVID-19: looking ahead to an unprecedented Supplementary Budget

Funding the response to COVID-19: looking ahead to an unprecedented Supplementary Budget

Posted on 26 May 2020 by Guto Ifan

Welsh Government Supplementary Budgets do not usually garner much attention. Given the momentous events since the Welsh Government published its Final Budget allocations in March, tomorrow’s supplementary budget will be […]

First Minister drafts opposition leaders to help with Covid crisis

First Minister drafts opposition leaders to help with Covid crisis

Posted on 2 April 2020 by Luke Nicholas

This post was written by Nye Davies and Luke Nicholas The First Minister’s decision to draft the leaders of the two largest opposition parties into his Cabinet Core Group is […]