icegs annual lecture 2020

Emergency Exit: challenges and priorities for the post-COVID recovery

With Tony Wilson - Director of the Institute for Employment Studies. 


This event was FREE and took place on Wednesday 9th December, online and can now be viewed through the link below. 

The COVID-19 crisis has led to the deepest recession in our lifetimes. While we have so far avoided the worst impacts on the labour market, it’s likely that the scars from this crisis will be deep – particularly for young people, the lowest paid and those already disadvantaged. Coming at the end of a ‘lost decade’ for living standards, and on the eve of our exit from the European Union, responding to this will present the most significant challenge for public policy and services in at least a generation. This lecture will set out the latest evidence on the impacts of the crisis on the labour market, consider the prospects for the years ahead, and discuss how we can take this opportunity to build a coherent, responsive and person-centred system for those wanting help to develop their careers, skills and employment prospects. 

Tony’s bio 

Tony Wilson is Director of the Institute for Employment Studies. He has worked in employment policy and research for most of the last twenty years, in a range of roles spanning central government and independent institutes. This included responsibility during the last recession for the design and implementation of several youth employment programmes, and latterly a spell during the Coalition government as Head of Employment Policy at HM Treasury. In recent years, his work has focused on issues related to devolution, labour market inclusion for disadvantaged groups, and employment service delivery. 

Slides-Emergency Exit: Challenges & priorities for the the post-Covid recovery

iCeGS Annual Lecture

Emergency Exit: challenges and priorities for the post-Covid recovery 

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