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Connor Stevens

Researcher



Better Work Network: Working together to tackle low pay and in-work poverty
6 September 2018 by Connor Stevens

Better Work Network: Working together to tackle low pay and in-work poverty

Data from the 2017 London Poverty Profile paints a mixed picture for Londoners. Whilst employment participation has steadily improved across the capital – 73% of the working-age population now in employment – other indicators tell a...Read more »

Reducing poverty and increasing skills: the role of in-work provision
8 December 2017 by Connor Stevens

Reducing poverty and increasing skills: the role of in-work provision

As seems to be post-2015 norm, it’s been an eventful week in the world of politics and, as usual, the rumblings-on of Brexit seems to have drowned out other important happenings… So just in case you...Read more »

30 January 2017 by Connor Stevens

Working to help recovering drug users

Our evidence review of Drug Treatment Outcomes and Employment was published as part of Public Health England’s wider evidence review for their forthcoming Drugs Strategy. Drawing on a large body of research, the review explored the relationship...Read more »

6 November 2015 by Connor Stevens

My Apprenticeship was my game changer

Connor Stevenson, 24, is currently completing a Level 3 Apprenticeship at Bolton College and working as an Apprentice Youth Worker for Raise the Youth Foundation in Bolton.

Inclusion and NIACE to become ‘Learning and Work Institute’ in 2016
5 November 2015 by Connor Stevens

Inclusion and NIACE to become ‘Learning and Work Institute’ in 2016

At its Annual General Meeting (AGM) today, NIACE members voted to accept changes that will pave the way for full merger with the Centre for Economic and Social Inclusion (CESI/Inclusion) and to becoming the Learning and Work Institute from 1 January 2016.

“Youth Matters” continue to dominate headlines in run-up to Youth Employment Convention
20 October 2015 by Connor Stevens

“Youth Matters” continue to dominate headlines in run-up to Youth Employment Convention

“Youth matters” continue to take centre stage in the press this week due to the release of a number of research studies, written from a variety of different policy and political angles.

IntoWork 2015: An overview
22 July 2015 by Connor Stevens

IntoWork 2015: An overview

The 2015 IntoWork Convention began with the announcement from Dave Simmonds OBE, Chief Executive at Inclusion that, building upon the strategic alliance formed between Inclusion and NIACE earlier this year, a full merger will now take place and 2016 will mark the creation of a new organisation. An organisation which will champion employment, skills and learning for all and that shall continue to deliver a high standard of relevant and practical research and policy development, providing real benefit to people, employers and the economy.

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