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Job loss could lead to decade of distrust

A new study has explored that losing one's job scars trust to such an extent that even finding new work may not reverse it. The study conducted at University of Manchester suggested that people who lose their jobs are less willing to trust others for up to a decade after being laid-off. 

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Article cites ESRC Future Research Leaders Fellow, Dr Laurence at The University of Manchester.

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Childhood aspirations affect later career choices

Childhood aspirations affect later career choices | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Boys who dream of becoming firemen and girls who aspire to become hairdressers are more likely to end up in stereotypically male or female occupations as adults according to new research from LSE.

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The findings come from the ESRC-funded British Household Panel Survey.

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Labour extends job guarantee plan

Labour extends job guarantee plan | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Labour's flagship jobs guarantee would be in place throughout the next Parliament, paid for by a bank bonus tax and a squeeze on high-earners' pension pots, the party said.
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This article quotes analysis by the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS). The IFS is supported by the ESRC.

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Big jobs boost helping recovery as 70,000 workers taken on each month 

Big jobs boost helping recovery as 70,000 workers taken on each month  | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

British companies are taking on around 70,000 workers a month following a 'reassuringly robust' start to the year, according to figures published yesterday.

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The article cites findings from the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies.

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Government has acknowledged that entrepreneurs are society's wealth creators

Government has acknowledged that entrepreneurs are society's wealth creators | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The Institute for Fiscal Studies released a report last month showing that, in London, eight private sector jobs have been created for every public sector job lost since 2010.

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The Institute of Fiscal Studies receives funding from the ESRC.

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