Research Papers 2013

Synopsis: Here you will find a list of Committee for Employment and Learning research papers published during 2013.

Follow up Questions to Quarter 1 Commission Work Programme Briefing

- Date: 19/03/2013 - Author: Eóin Murphy

This paper provides a response to a number of questions raised by the Committee for Employment and Learning following a RaISe briefing on the European Commission Work Programme 2013 for the 1st Quarter of 2013.

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Work Experience Programmes in Great Britain

- Date: 19/03/2013 - Author: Eóin Murphy

This paper discusses the work experience programmes as they operate in Great Britain and the implications of the recent court judgement on the Sector Based Work Academies.

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The Work Programme

- Date: 19/03/2013 - Author: Eóin Murphy

This paper discusses the Work Programme in Great Britain and its Providers.

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European Social Fund and the Department for Employment and Learning

- Date: 27/02/2013 - Author: Eóin Murphy

This paper discusses the European Social Fund and how it is allocated to applicant organisations in Northern Ireland. The paper will also discuss the most recent funding tranche (Call 2, Priority 1) including the funding streams, the assessment process and the amounts allocated.

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The Living Wage

- Date: 25/01/2013 - Author: Research and Information Service

This paper provides an overview of how The Living Wage is calculated and who benefits.

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Employment Law: A Comparison of Northern Ireland, Great Britain and the Republic of Ireland

- Date: 23/01/2013 - Author: Research and Information Service

This paper briefly compares the employment legislation of Northern Ireland, Great Britain and the Republic of Ireland in the context of the review of employment law by the Department for Employment and Learning.

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Northern Ireland’s Economy and Labour Market

- Date: 17/01/2013 - Author: Eóin Murphy

This paper provides a discussion of the Northern Ireland Economy and Labour Market. It includes consideration of economic growth, employment and unemployment and levels of economic activity.

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CERN -The Potential Benefits of Links with Northern Ireland

- Date: 17/01/2013 - Author: Eóin Murphy

The following paper discusses CERN (Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire - the European Organisation for Nuclear Research) and possible opportunities for Northern Ireland.

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Relationship between Employment Regulation and Labour Market Flexibility

- Date: 17/01/2013 - Author: Eóin Murphy

The following paper considers the potential impact regulation has on employment levels and labour market flexibility.

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Labour Force Survey Methodology

- Date: 17/01/2013 - Author: Eoin Murphy

This paper briefly discusses the methodology used in the United Kingdom and the European Union to gather data for the Labour Force Survey (LFS) and working age definitions.

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